Probal Mojumder

PhD Candidate
Information & Decision Sciences


  • BSc 2008
    Economics Bidhannagar College, University of Calcutta

  • MSc 2010
    Quantitative Economics Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata


  • Economics of Information Systems
  • Social Value of Information Systems
  • Econometrics
  • Game Theory

Probal Mojumder is a fourth year PhD candidate of Information and Decision Sciences at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. He holds an interest towards research relating Internet platforms and social outcomes, and how mechanisms operating within internet platforms impact society and markets. He uses variety of quantitative methods including econometrics, randomized experiments, structural and analytical models, towards conducting research.

Before joining the PhD program, he was a research associate at the Indian School of Business. He received his master's degree from Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, and his bachelor's degree from Bidhannagar college, University of Calcutta.

Current Activities

Current Research

  • “The Digital Sin City: An Empirical Study of Craigslist’s Impact on Prostitution Trends” (With Jason Chan and Anindya Ghose) [In preparation for submission]. - Accepted at INFORMS CIST 2015, WCBI 2016, ISC 2016, SCECR 2016.

Editorial Appointments

  • Editorial Board Member, OR/MS Tomorrow (The INFORMS Student Magazine), 2015 – . Launched Fall/Winter 2015 issue (on OR/MS's impact on public sector, societal challenges, and social good).
4-159, Carlson School of Management
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