Economics, Bidhannagar College, University of Calcutta
Quantitative Economics, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata
Economics of Information Systems
Social Value of Information Systems
Probal Mojumder is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Information and Decision Sciences (IDSc) at Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. He received his master's degree from Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, and his bachelor's degree from Bidhannagar college, University of Calcutta. Before joining the PhD program, he was a research associate at the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad.
He holds an interest towards research relating Internet platforms and social outcomes, and how mechanisms operating within online platforms impact society and markets. He uses variety of quantitative methods including econometrics, randomized experiments, structural and analytical models, towards conducting research.
His work has been published in top academic journals and conferences such as Production and Operations Management (POMS), and the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), and has been presented at the INFORMS Conference of Information Systems and Technology (CIST), Winter Conference on Business Intelligence (WCBI), Industry Studies Conference (ISC), Statistical Challenges in E-Commerce Research (SCECR) workshop, Conference on Digital Experimentation (CODE) at MIT, and Workshop on Information Systems and Economics (WISE). He has received multiple travel grants for his work, such as SOBACO travel grant and PhD student travel fellowship. He served as an ad-hoc reviewer for multiple top-tier MIS conferences, like ICIS, CIST and ECIS.
Probal Mojumder, Ravi Bapna, Jui Ramaprasad, and Akhmed Umyarov, "Are Yang and McSteamy More Receptive to a Hot Vote than Meredith and George? Heterogeneity in Treatment Effects in Online Dating" [Accepted at WISE 2017]
Jason Chan, Probal Mojumder, and Anindya Ghose, "The Digital Sin City: An Empirical Study of Craigslist’s Impact on Prostitution Trends" [Conditional acceptance at ISR]
SSRN Link - "The Digital Sin City: An Empirical Study of Craigslist's Impact on Prostitution Trends"