Department of Digitalization

Assistant professor

Leave: 01.08.2022 - 31.07.2023
Room: HOW/60-5.12
E-mail: ik.digi@cbs.dk

Irfan Kanat is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Digitalization. His research examines novel business models enabled by digital goods.

Primary research areas
  • Business of Gaming
  • Online Labor Markets
Social media
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  • Distributed Systems
  • Cybersecurity
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Big Social Data Analytics
Selected publications
  • Kanat, I., Hong, Y., & Raghu, T. S. (2018). Surviving in global online labor markets for IT services: A geo-economic analysis. Information Systems Research, 29(4), 893-909.
Publications sorted by:
Nathaniel Francis Golding; Lorenzo Hu; Chris Ge Lin; Irfan Kanat / Devcoms : A Study of Videogame Developers' Community-Building Rhetorics Leading to Launch.
In: Proceedings of the 30th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS)Atlanta, GA : Association for Information Systems. AIS Electronic Library (AISeL) 2022 (Proceedings of the European Conference on Information Systems)
Article in proceedings > peer review
Philipp Hukal; Irfan Kanat; Hakan Ozalp / Different Strategy Playbooks for Digital Platform Complementors
In: MIS Quarterly, Vol. 21, No. 1, 3.2022, p. 1-15
Journal article > peer review
Adam Schwartz; Kathleen Yost; Kevin J. Bozic; David A. Etzioni; T. S. Raghu; Irfan Kanat / What Is the Value of a Star When Choosing a Provider for Total Joint Replacement? : A Discrete Choice Experiment.
In: Health Affairs, Vol. 40, No. 1, 1.2021, p. 138-145
Journal article > peer review
Irfan Kanat; T. S. Raghu; Ajay Vinzé / Heads or Tails? : Network Effects on Game Purchase Behavior in The Long Tail Market.
In: Information Systems Frontiers, Vol. 22, No. 4, 8.2020, p. 803-814
Journal article > peer review
Irfan Kanat; Philipp Hukal / Integration of Platform Features and Intra-Platform Competition : A Study in the Video Game Industry.
In: Proceedings of the Eightieth Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. ed. /Guclu Atinc. Briarcliff Manor, NY : Academy of Management 2020, 1 p. (Academy of Management Proceedings)
Conference abstract in proceedings > peer review
Irfan Kanat; Yili Hong; T. S. Raghu / Surviving in Global Online Labor Markets for IT Services : A Geo-economic Analysis.
In: Information Systems Research, Vol. 29, No. 4, 12.2018, p. 893–909
Journal article > peer review
Irfan Kanat; Kevin Hong; Bin Gu; T. S. Raghu / If You Let Them Build It, They Will Stay! : An Empirical Study of Add-on Content and User Engagement.
In: Proceedings of the 50th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences : Association for Information Systems. AIS Electronic Library (AISeL) 2017, p. 4082-4090
Article in proceedings > peer review
Irfan E. Kanat; Raghu Santanam; Ajay S. Vinzé / Cue Utilization and Consumer Choice in Software Product Context : A Controlled Choice Experiment.
Paper presented at The 24th Workshop on Information Technology and Systems, 2014
Paper > peer review
Irfan E. Kanat; Sathananda Siloju; T. S. Raghu; Ajay Vinzé / Gamification of Emergency Response Training : A Public Health Example.
In: Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics: Big Data, Emergent Threats, and Decision-making in Security Informatics. . ed. /Kristin Glass; Richard Colbaugh; Antonio Sanfillippo; Anne Kao; Michael Gabbay; Courtney Corley; Jiexun Li; Latifur Khan; Adam Wynne; Lisa Coote; Wenji Mao; Daniel Zeng; Ahmad Yaghoobi. Piscataway : IEEE 2013, p. 134-136
Article in proceedings > peer review
Yasemin Cetin; Irfan Emrah Kanat; Sevgi Özkan / Citizen Acceptance of Transformational Government : The State of the Art.
In: Transformational Government through eGov Practice: Socioeconomic, Cultural, and Technological Issues. . ed. /Mahmud Akhter Shareef; Norm Archer; Yogesh K. Dwivedi; Alok Mishra; Sanjay K. Pandey. Bingley : Emerald Group Publishing 2012, p. 253–282
Book chapter
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Outside activities


  • CBS Executive summer school


  • Teacher for Cyberhub
  • CBS Executive summer school


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