Research

The MIS Research Center supports the work of faculty scholars in the Information & Decision Sciences department and beyond. Examples of recent and ongoing research include the following:

COVID-19 Hospitalization Tracking Project

Tracking COVID-19 Hospitalizations

The Medical Industry Leadership Institute (MILI) and the Management Information Systems Research Center (MISRC) at the Carlson School of Management have launched a "COVID-19 Hospitalization Tracking Project" to track daily hospitalizations from all 50 states. 

Closing the Digital Divide

Technology is transforming every area of our lives, from communication to commerce, from healthcare to transportation. But this culture-shifting transformation is only happening for those with broadband internet.

Soumya Sen
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Social Influence Online: Do Friends Make Friends Pay?

Do friends influence one another to buy products, embrace beliefs, and adopt behaviors? 

Reveal or Conceal: How User Information Affects Crowdfunding Results

Crowdsourcing promises winning product ideas, lower customer service costs, support to launch new projects, and armies of brand evangelists. Has all of that panned out? 

crowd photo by Timon Studler on Unsplash
modern co-working office

Collaboration Among Virtual Teams

Geographically dispersed employees and virtual teams have become a fact of the modern workplace. Working this way offers several advantages, distinct costs, and unique dynamics.

Contact the MIS Research Center

To learn more about MISRC, our research, and partnership opportunities, contact:

Soumya Sen | Director of Research | (612) 626-4327 | ssen@umn.edu

Tim Olson | (612) 625-4627 | olson704@umn.edu