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Probal Mojumder

PhD Candidate
Information & Decision Sciences

Education

  • BSc 2008
    Economics, Bidhannagar College, University of Calcutta

  • MSc 2010
    Quantitative Economics, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata

Expertise

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

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 internet 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, and the International Conference on Information Systems, and has been presented at the CIST, WCBI, ISC, and SCECR conferences. 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 journal and conferences, like ISF, ICIS, CIST and ECIS.

 

Current Activities

Current Research

  • "The Digital Sin City: An Empirical Study of Craigslist’s Impact on Prostitution Trends" (With Jason Chan and Anindya Ghose) [Revise and Resubmit at ISR]


  • "Impact of Prescription Monitoring Programs Towards Controlling the Prescription Drug Epidemic" (with Jason Chan) [Data collection and analyses phase]