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Abhishek Nagaraj

Assistant Professor
Haas Management of Organizations Group
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Academic Status: Off duty
Office Hours: N/A, F565
Personal Homepage: http://www.abhishekn.com
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SM, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016

MBA, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, 2010

Bachelor of Technology, Computer Engineering, College of Engg. Pune, 2008

Positions Held

At Haas since 2016

2016 – present, Assistant Professor, Haas School of Business

2016 – 2017, Postdoctoral Fellow in Digitization, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Current Research and Interests

  • The impact of digital maps on decision-making and innovation
  • Copyright law and intellectual property in digital environments
  • The role of publicly-provided knowledge on private-sector innovation
  • Digitization and big data of geographic knowledge
  • Entrepreneurship Strategy

Selected Papers and Publications

  • Does Copyright Affect Reuse? Evidence from the Google Books Digitization Project (Management Science)
  • The Private Impact of Public Maps— Landsat Satellite Imagery and Gold Exploration (Working Paper)
  • Do Wiki-pages have parents? An article-level inquiry into Wikipedia’s inequalities (with P. Seetharaman, R.Roy and A. Dutta) — Workshop on Information Technology Systems (WITS), 2009

Honors and Awards

  • Ewing Marion Kauffman Fellowship, 2014
  • NESTA Innovation Grant, 2014
  • J. Roberts Beyster Fellowship, 2014
  • Sloan Foundation Research Grant, 2014
  • Kauffman Prize, Roundtable for Engineering Entrepreneurship Research 2015

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