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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
https://twitter.com/abhishekn

Curriculum Vitae (in PDF format, Acrobat Reader required)
LinkedIn Profile

Education


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 2017

2017 – present, Assistant Professor, Haas School of Business

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



Current Research and Interests


  • Digital mapping and Innovation
  • Crowdsourcing, Online Communities and Open Innovation
  • Copyright law and Intellectual Property
  • Impacts of “Big Data” on Business Innovation
  • Satellite Mapping and Environmental Change
  • 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)
  • Motivating the Established, Deterring the New – The Divergent Effect of Platform Competition on Member Contributions in Digital Mapping Communities (with Henning Piezunka)
  • Information Seeding and Knowledge Production in Online Communities: Evidence from OpenStreetMap
  • 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


  • Wiley Blackwell Outstanding Dissertation Award, Behavioral and Policy Sciences (BPS), July 2017
  • Technology and Innovation Management (TIM Division) Outstanding Dissertation Award, July 2017
  • Kauffman Prize, Best Student Paper, REER 2015
  • Ewing Marion Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship, 2014
  • J. Roberts Beyster Fellowship, 2014
  • NESTA Innovation Research Grant, 2014
  • Sloan Foundation Research Grant, 2014
  • MIT Energy Fellowship, 2012



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