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Ashish Agarwal

Associate Professor

Department:     Information, Risk & Operations Management

Additional Titles:     Assistant Professor

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Ashish obtained his PhD in Information Systems from Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University. He also holds a Bachelors in Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai and an MS in Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research interests include digital advertising, social media, fintech, digital platforms, blockchain and artificial intelligence. Ashish combines different approaches such as econometrics, bayesian estimation, network analysis, structural modeling and machine learning to conduct his research.



Professional Awards

Sandra A. Early Career Award, Information Systems Society of Institute of Operations Research



Nominated for the Doctoral Consortium at ICIS



William Larimer Mellon Fellowship



Graduate Student Research Grant



Design for Social Sharing: The Case of Mobile Apps. By: Aditya Karanam, Ashish Agarwal, Anitesh Barua. Information Systems Research. Forthcoming.

Wuyue (Phoebe) Shangguan, Alvin Leung, Ashish Agarwal, Prahudev Konana, and Xi Chen. Jun 2022. Developing a Composite Measure to Represent Information Flows in Networks: Evidence from a Stock Market. Information Systems Research 33(2): 413-428.

Ashish Agarwal, Shannon Chen, and Lillian F Mills. 2021. Entity Structure and Taxes: An Analysis of Embedded Pass-Through Entities. The Accounting Review 96(6), 1-27.


Jing Peng, Ashish Agarwal, Kartik Hosanagar, and Raghuram Iyengar. 2018. Network Overlap and Content Sharing on Social Media Platforms. Journal of Marketing Research 55(4), 571-85.


Ashish Agarwal, Alvin Chung Man Leung, Prabhudev C. Konana, and Alok Kumar. 2017. Cosearch Attention and Stock Return Predictability in Supply Chains. Information Systems Research 28(2), 265-288.


Ashish Agarwal and Prabhudev C. Konana. 2017. Network Analysis of Search Dynamics: The Case of Stock Habitats. Management Science63(8), 2667-2687.


Zhuoxin Li and Ashish Agarwal. 2017. Platform Integration and Demand Spillovers in Complementary Markets: Evidence from Facebook's Integration of Instagram. Management Science 63(10), 3438-3458.


Ashish Agarwal and Tridas Mukhopadhyay. 2016. The Impact of Competing Ads on Click Performance in Sponsored Search. Information Systems Research 27(3), 538-557.


Ashish Agarwal, Kartik Hosanagar, and Michael D. Smith. 2015. Do Organic Results Help or Hurt Sponsored Search Performance? Information Systems Research 26(4), 695-713.


Ashish Agarwal, Katik Hosanagar, and Micheal Smith. 2011. Location, Location, Location: An Analysis of Profitability of Position in Online Advertising Markets. Journal of Marketing Research 48(6), 1057-1073.