Research

Publications (Journals)

Cross-Platform Spillover Effects in Consumption of Viral Content: A Quasi-Experimental Analysis Using Synthetic Controls
Information Systems Research, forthcoming
Haris Krijestorac (PhD Student, The University of Texas at Austin)
Rajiv Garg.
Vijay Mahajan (The University of Texas at Austin)
Frenkel Terhofstede (The University of Texas at Austin)
(ssrn)

Social Networks, Funding, and Regional Advantages in Technology Entrepreneurship: An Empirical Analysis
Information Systems Research, forthcoming
John S Butler (The University of Texas at Austin)
Rajiv Garg.
Bryan M Stephens (Duke University)
(ssrn)

Austin, Boston, Silicon Valley, and New York: Case Studies in the Location Choices of Entrepreneurs in Maintaining the Technopolis
Technological Forecasting and Social Change (2019, Vol 146, Pages 267-280)
Bryan M Stephens (Duke University)
John S Butler (The University of Texas at Austin)
Rajiv Garg.
Dave Gibson (The University of Texas at Austin)
(doi)

To Be or Not To Be Linked: Online Social Networks and Job Search by Unemployed Workforce
Management Science (July 2017, Vol 64, Issue 8, pp.3926-3941).
Rajiv Garg.
Rahul Telang (Carnegie Mellon University)
(doi), (ssrn), (video)

Inferring App Demand from Publicly Available Data
MIS Quarterly (MISQ), Volume 37, Number 4 — December 2013
(pp. 1253-1264)
Rajiv Garg.
Rahul Telang (Carnegie Mellon University)
(link), (ssrn)

Measuring Information Diffusion in an Online Community
Journal of Management Information Systems (JMIS), Volume 28 Issue 2, Number 2 – 2011
Rajiv Garg.
Mike Smith (Carnegie Mellon University)
Rahul Telang (Carnegie Mellon University)
(doi), (ssrn)

Working Papers

Specialization vs. Generalization: Analyzing Skill Transferability for Predicting Career Trajectories in High-Tech
(SSRN Working Paper)
Rajiv Garg.
John S Butler (The University of Texas at Austin)
Bryan M Stephens (Duke University)

Decisions Under the Illusion of Objectivity: Digital Embeddedness and B2B Purchasing
(SSRN Working Paper)
Haris Krijestorac (PhD Student, The University of Texas at Austin)
Rajiv Garg.
Prabhudev Konana (The University of Texas at Austin)

Does Sequencing Matter in Social Media Campaigns?
(
SSRN Working Paper)
Rajiv Garg.
Parshuram Hotkar (PhD Student, The University of Texas at Austin)

Personality-Based Content Engineering for Rich Digital Media
(SSRN Working Paper)
Rajiv Garg.
Haris Krijestorac (PhD Student, The University of Texas at Austin)
Maytal Saar-Tsechansky (The University of Texas at Austin)

Rapid Damage Estimation for Natural Disasters: An Iterative Learning Framework
(SSRN Working Paper)
Rajiv Garg.
Yuxin Zhang (PhD Student, The University of Texas at Austin)
Linda Golden (The University of Texas at Austin)
Patrick Brockett (The University of Texas at Austin)

Predicting Cryptocurrency Movement: Analysis of Blockchain Transaction Graph
Rajiv Garg.
Yuxin Zhang (PhD Student, The University of Texas at Austin)
Linda Golden (The University of Texas at Austin)
Patrick Brockett (The University of Texas at Austin)

The Like Economy: A Randomized Field Experiment to Assess the Value of Social Influence and Signaling
(SSRN Working Paper)
Rajiv Garg.
Anitesh Barua (The University of Texas at Austin)
(video)

Personality Matching for Improving Mobile In-App Advertising Effectiveness
Rajiv Garg.
Raj Raghunathan (The University of Texas at Austin)
Frenkel Terhofstede (The University of Texas at Austin)

Dynamics & Economics of App Store
Rajiv Garg.
Rahul Telang (Carnegie Mellon University)
(working paper)

Publications (Peer-Reviewed Proceedings)

The Role of Content Personality in the Consumption of Digital Media
International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2018
Rajiv Garg.
Haris Krijestorac (PhD Student, The University of Texas at Austin)
Maytal Saar-Tsechansky (The University of Texas at Austin)

Understanding Spillover Effects in Consumption of Rich Digital Media
International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2017
(ICIS proceedings link)
Rajiv Garg.
Haris Krijestorac (PhD Student, The University of Texas at Austin)
Vijay Mahajan (The University of Texas at Austin)
Frenkel Terhofstede (The University of Texas at Austin)

Digital Embeddedness and its Effect on Organizational Decision-Making
International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2017
(ICIS proceedings link)
Rajiv Garg.
Haris Krijestorac (PhD Student, The University of Texas at Austin)
Prabhudev Konana (The University of Texas at Austin)

Role of Online Social Networks in Job Search by Unemployed Individuals
International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2012
(ICIS proceedings link)
Rajiv Garg.

Rahul Telang (Carnegie Mellon University)

Discovery of Music through Peers in an Online Community
44th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) 2011
Rajiv Garg.
Mike Smith (Carnegie Mellon University)
Rahul Telang (Carnegie Mellon University)
(link), (doi)

Haptic Collaboration Over The Internet
PHANToM User Group Conference, Aspen, Colorado, USA (Nov’ 2000)
João P. Hespanha (Department of Electrical Engineering, USC),
Margaret McLaughlin (Annenberg School of Communication, USC),
Gaurav S. Sukhatme (Department of Computer Science, USC),
Rajiv Garg, Minoo Akbarian, Weirong Zhu.
(doi/pdf), (html)

Strategy for Introduction of Linear Induction Motor (LIM) Based Urban Transport System in India – An Economic Analysis
International IEEE Workshop on Linear Induction Motor (LIM) Systems, Varanasi, India (Nov’1999)
V K Dutt (Department of Railways, Government of India),
Rajiv Garg.
(txt)

An Expert System For Motion Control of Robotic Manipulator
National Conference on Intelligent Computing and Software Engineering (ICSE), Varanasi, India (2000)
Prof. J. P. Tewari (Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT-BHU),
Rajiv Garg, Shilpi Joshi.
(txt)

Intelligent System for Hospital Organizations
National Conference on Intelligent Computing and Software Engineering (ICSE), Varanasi, India (2000)
Prof. J. P. Tewari (Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT-BHU),
Rajiv Garg, Ankita Agarwal.
(txt)

Presentations (Conferences)

Sequencing in Social Media Campaigns
Production & Operations Management Conference (POMS 2017), Seattle, WA
Conference on Digital Economy (CODE 2016), Hyderabad, India
Rajiv Garg.
Parshu Hotkar (PhD Student)

Personality Matching for Improving Mobile In-App Advertising Effectiveness
Marketing Science Conference (ISMS 2017), Los Angeles, CA
Rajiv Garg.
Raj Raghunathan (The University of Texas at Austin)
Frenkel Terhofstede (The University of Texas at Austin)

Cross-Platform Spillover Effects in Consumption of Rich Digital Media
Marketing Science Conference (ISMS 2017), Los Angeles, CA
Rajiv Garg.
Haris Krijestorac (PhD Student, The University of Texas at Austin)
Vijay Mahajan (The University of Texas at Austin)
Frenkel Terhofstede (The University of Texas at Austin)

LIKE Economy
Statistical Challenges in eCommerce Research (SCECR 2016)
Workshop on Information Systems and Economics (WISE 2015)
INFORMS Annual Meeting (2014)
Rajiv Garg.
Anitesh Barua (UT-Austin)

Impact of Digital Embeddedness on Organizational Purchase Behaviors (invited)
POMS Meeting (2016)
INFORMS Annual Meeting (2015), invited
Haris Krijestorac (PhD Student)
Rajiv Garg.
Prabhudev Konana (UT-Austin)

Digital Entrepreneurship and Location Choices
Workshop on Information Systems and Economics (WISE 2015)
Rajiv Garg.
Bryan Stephens (PhD Student)
John Butler (UT-Austin)

Demand and Cost Structure for Mobile App Store
National Bureau of Economic Research, Boston, MA (2013)
Rajiv Garg.
Rahul Telang (Carnegie Mellon University)

Linking on LinkedIn.com: An Empirical Analysis of Job Search on Online Social Networks
The 2011 Winter Conference on Business Intelligence
Rajiv Garg.
Rahul Telang (Carnegie Mellon University)
(link)

Estimating Diffusion of Music on an Online Social Network
The 2010 Winter Conference on Business Intelligence
Rajiv Garg.
David Krackhardt (Carnegie Mellon University)
Mike Smith (Carnegie Mellon University)
Rahul Telang (Carnegie Mellon University)
(abstract)

Peer Influence and Information Diffusion in Online Networks: An Empirical Analysis
Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST 2009)
Rajiv Garg.
David Krackhardt (Carnegie Mellon University)
Rahul Telang (Carnegie Mellon University)
Mike Smith (Carnegie Mellon University)
(conf)

Peer Influence and Information Diffusion in Online Networks
Fifth Symposium on Statistical Challenges in Electronic Commerce Research (SCECR 2009)
Rajiv Garg.
David Krackhardt (Carnegie Mellon University)
Mike Smith (Carnegie Mellon University)
Rahul Telang (Carnegie Mellon University)
(conf)

Interaction of Heterogeneous Haptic Devices Over the WWW
Integrated Media Systems Center Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA (Mar’ 2001)
João P. Hespanha (Department of Electrical Engineering, USC),
Margaret McLaughlin (Annenberg School of Communication, USC),
Gaurav S. Sukhatme (Department of Computer Science, USC),
Rajiv Garg, Minoo Akbarian, Weirong Zhu.
(txt)

Haptic Rendering of Earthquake Maps
Integrated Media Systems Center Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA (Mar’ 2001)
João P. Hespanha (Department of Electrical Engineering, USC),
Margaret McLaughlin (Annenberg School of Communication, USC),
Gaurav S. Sukhatme (Department of Computer Science, USC),
Rajiv Garg, Minoo Akbarian.
(txt)

3D Docking In Metamorphic Robots
National Conference on Robotics, Naval Research Lab, Washington DC (2002)
Rajiv Garg.
Prof Wei-Min Shen (Information Sciences Institute),
(poster)

Whitepapers/Articles

The Role of Peer Influence in Marketing on Online Social Networks
International Association of Business Communicators (2009)
Rajiv Garg, Mike Smith, Rahul Telang
(article)

Agile Software Development – NI Software Engineering Process
National Instruments (2005)
Rajiv Garg.
(txt)

Data Acquisition in Microsoft .NET and Measurement Studio
National Instruments (2004)
Rajiv Garg.
(txt)

Transition from Traditional NI-DAQ to NI-DAQmx in LabWindows/CVI
National Instruments (2004)
Rajiv Garg.
(txt)

e-Video Learning: Low Cost HR Consulting Solutions
TTG Consultants (2003)
Rajiv Garg.
(txt)

Search Engines: Architecture to Optimization
TTG Consultants (2003)
Rajiv Garg.
(txt)

Guest Talks

Emory University
Michigan State University
Georgia Institute of Technology
Indian School of Business
Marine Science Institute
University of Florida
University of Michigan
University of Minnesota
University of Washington
University of South Florida
University of British Columbia
Southern Methodist University
Carnegie Mellon University
John Hopkins University
Temple University
Purdue University
Stevens Institute of Technology

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