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 fifth 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.
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.
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.
"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]