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Kanat, Irfan

Assistant Professor

Analytics and Information Systems
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Irfan Kanat is an Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems at the Ohio University College of Business. He earned his Ph.D. (2016) from the Arizona State University, his M.Sc. (2009) from Middle East Technical University. His research focuses on consumer behavior in software markets, with a focus how software business strategy shapes end user choice and engagement. Irfan's teaching portfolio includes Computer Networks and Distributed Systems and R for Business Analysts, he is currently teaching Systems Analysis and Design. He enjoys board gaming with his family in his free time.

Selected Publications

Irfan E Kanat, Kevin Hong, and TS Raghu. Surviving in Global Online Labor Markets for IT Services: A Geo-Economic Analysis. Information Systems Research, 2018.

Irfan E Kanat, Kevin Hong, and TS Raghu. Effects of reputation and learning on it developer survival in global online labor markets. In Workshop on Information Systems and Economics (WISE), 2015.

Irfan E Kanat, TS Raghu, and Ajay S Vinze. Consumer choice in the software market. In 25 th Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS). ISS, 2015.

Sevgi Ozkan and Irfan E Kanat. e-government adoption model based on theory of planned behavior: Empirical validation. Government Information Quarterly, 28(4):503–513, 2011.

Irfan E Kanat and Sevgi Özkan. Explaining citizen adoption of government to citizen services: A model based on theory of planned behaviour. Transforming Government: People, Process and Policy, 3(4):406–419, 2009.