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Title: Effect of feedback on eBay sellers' business using markov chain
Authors: Dib, Youssef 
Roumieh, Nour
Saab, Gretta 
Maroun, Mariette
Affiliations: Department of Mathematics 
Department of Economics 
Keywords: Rating System
Seller Reputation
Markov Chain
Subjects: Stochastic processes
Issue Date: 2019
Part of: Journal of mathematical finance
Volume: 9
Issue: 3
Start page: 2162
End page: 5434
Effects of price, sold items, negative feedbacks, positive feedbacks, or no feedbacks are studied for online market engines mainly through eBay. Random walk type model is established to measure the duration that sellers with business effected negatively in order to turn it around. This study was based on data from eBay where not only prices play a role in selling items but also the impact factor that buyers depend on in general. This impact factor was studied for five different types of sellers over the same duration selling the same commodity.
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Type: Journal Article
Appears in Collections:Department of Mathematics
Department of Economics

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