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RAJIV GARG is an Assistant Professor of Information, Risk, and Operation Management at McCombs School of Business. He received his PhD from the School of Information Systems and Management at the Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University. He received graduate degrees in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, both from University of Southern California and an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University in India. His research interests are on the intersection of economics, marketing, and information systems with a focus on digital, social and mobile platforms. Rajiv is a senior member of IEEE and has been serving on the board of various small corporations in the past decade. Rajiv’s research work has appeared in the MIS Quarterly (MISQ), Journal of Management Information Systems (JMIS) and various peer reviewed conference proceedings.


Haris Krijestorac, Rajiv Garg, Vijay Mahajan, and Frenkel Ter Hofstede. Cross-Platform Spillover Effects in Consumption of Viral Content: A Quasi-Experimental Analysis Using Synthetic Controls. Information Systems Research , forthcoming.
John S. Butler, Rajiv Garg, and Bryan Stephens. Social Networks, Funding, and Regional Advantages in Technology Entrepreneurship: An Empirical Analysis. Information Systems Research , forthcoming.
Bryan Stephens, John S. Butler, and Rajiv Garg. 2019. Austin, Boston, Silicon Valley, and New York: Case Studies in the Location Choices of Entrepreneurs in Maintaining the Technopolis. Technological Forecasting and Social Change 146, 267-280.
Rajiv Garg and Rahul Telang. 2018. To Be or Not to Be Linked: Online Social Networks and Job Search by Unemployed Workforce. Management Science 64(8), 3926-41.
Rajiv Garg and Rahul Telang. 2013. Inferring App Demand from Publicly Available Data. MIS Quarterly 37(4), 1253-1264.
Rajiv Garg, Michael Smith, and Rahul Telang. 2011. Measuring Information Diffusion in an Online Community. Journal of Management Information Systems 28(2), 11-38.