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Total No of Publication : 132


“On-demand” pricing and capacity management in cloud computing

  • Authors: Jain T., Hazra J.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Udaipur
    Source: Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management
    DOI: 10.1057/s41272-018-0146-0

In recent business practice, firms, to fulfill their IT requirements, are using both dedicated “on-premise” capacity infrastructure and “on-demand” capacity requirements provided by companies such as AWS, OpenStack, and VMware. In this research, we analyze the scenario where a business first invests...(Read Full Abstract)


Access-based business model innovation in frontier markets: Case study of shared mobility in Timor-Leste

  • Authors: Wiprächtiger D., Narayanamurthy G., Moser R., Sengupta T.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Udaipur
    Source: Technological Forecasting and Social Change
    DOI: 10.1016/j.techfore.2019.02.004

Despite the vast amount of research on business model innovation, little is known about what decision-makers must consider while innovating access-based business models in the context of frontier markets. To address this research gap, we develop a comprehensive framework for access-based business mo...(Read Full Abstract)


Capacity Allocation among Suppliers in the Presence of Spot Market

  • Authors: Jain T., Hazra J.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Udaipur
    Source: IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management
    DOI: 10.1109/IEEM.2018.8607555

We consider a supply chain with two suppliers and one buyer. The buyer faces uncertain demand decides to reserve some capacity through the two suppliers. The buyer also sources the remaining capacity from the spot market if demand exceeds the reserved capacity. The suppliers have finite capacity and...(Read Full Abstract)


Consumer resilience and subservience in technology consumption by the poor

Consumer technology theorists have explored technology consumption primarily through a de-linked, individualistic lens. We augment existing theories on technology consumption by widening the scope of the theorizing lens to include the role of class-based societal domination on consumption by the opp...(Read Full Abstract)


Convergence to Walrasian equilibrium with minimal information

  • Authors: Lahkar R.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Udaipur
    Source: Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination
    DOI: 10.1007/s11403-019-00243-8

We consider convergence to Walrasian equilibrium in a situation where firms know only market price and their own cost function. We term this a situation of minimal information. We model the problem as a large population game of Cournot competition. The Nash equilibrium of this model is identical to ...(Read Full Abstract)


Developing an emic scale to measure ad-evoked nostalgia in a collectivist emerging market, India

  • Authors: Jain V., Merchant A., Roy S., Ford J.B.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Udaipur
    Source: Journal of Business Research
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jbusres.2019.02.039

Although there has been recent interest in the measurement of advertising-evoked nostalgia, the dimensionality and generalizability of the related scales are restricted to the national/cultural boundaries of Western nations. In the present study, we develop an emic scale to measure ad-evoked persona...(Read Full Abstract)


Do the limit orders of proprietary and agency algorithmic traders discover or obscure security prices?

We investigate the relative roles of limit orders from proprietary algorithmic traders (PAT), agency algorithmic traders (AAT) and non-algorithmic traders (NAT) in the discovery of security prices in National Stock Exchange (NSE) of India. Our results suggest that PAT's limit orders are most informa...(Read Full Abstract)


Effect of service-related resources on employee and customer outcomes in trade shows

  • Authors: Jha S., Balaji M.S., Ranjan K.R., Sharma A.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Udaipur
    Source: Industrial Marketing Management
    DOI: 10.1016/j.indmarman.2018.07.012

Despite widespread recognition of trade shows as a vehicle to provide services to visitors by exhibitors, there is a paucity of research in this area of special interest. Drawing on the resource-based view, we develop a research framework to examine the effects of service-related resources on exhibi...(Read Full Abstract)


Empirical likelihood for a long range dependent process subordinated to a gaussian process

  • Authors: Lahiri S.N., Das U., Nordman D.J.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Udaipur
    Source: Journal of Time Series Analysis
    DOI: 10.1111/jtsa.12465

This article develops empirical likelihood methodology for a class of long range dependent processes driven by a stationary Gaussian process. We consider population parameters that are defined by estimating equations in the time domain. It is shown that the standard block empirical likelihood (BEL) ...(Read Full Abstract)


Erratum: Author Correction: Prior shared success predicts victory in team competitions (Nature human behaviour (2019) 3 1 (74-81))

  • Authors: Mukherjee S., Huang Y., Neidhardt J., Uzzi B., Contractor N.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Udaipur
    Source: Nature Human Behaviour
    DOI: 10.1038/s41562-019-0581-y

Evolutionary implementation in a public goods game

  • Authors: Lahkar R., Mukherjee S.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Udaipur
    Source: Journal of Economic Theory
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jet.2019.03.009

We consider implementation of the efficient state in a large population public goods game. Due to positive externalities, the efficient state is different from the Nash equilibrium of the game. We apply a transfer scheme equal to the externality in the game. The externality adjusted public goods gam...(Read Full Abstract)


Excess procurement strategies by a dominant buyer under constrained supply

  • Authors: Jain T., Hazra J., Swaminathan J.M.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Udaipur
    Source: Naval Research Logistics
    DOI: 10.1002/nav.21838

Supply chains are often characterized by the presence of a dominant buyer purchasing from a supplier with limited capacity. We study such a situation where a single supplier sells capacity to an established and more powerful buyer and also to a relatively less powerful buyer. The more powerful buyer...(Read Full Abstract)


Food subsidy in cash or kind? The wrong debate

  • Authors: Krishna A., Agrawal T.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Udaipur
    Source: Economic and Political Weekly

The need for the public distribution system varies widely across states and districts. In some districts, the poor draw more than 80% of their grain from the PDS, but in other districts this share is less than 10%. A wide diversity of relationships with the PDS exist, suggesting a need for alternati...(Read Full Abstract)


Hybrid Cloud Computing Investment Strategies

  • Authors: Jain T., Hazra J.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Udaipur
    Source: Production and Operations Management
    DOI: 10.1111/poms.12991

Cloud providers such as Amazon, IBM, and Microsoft are leasing their computing resources to various businesses providing them an alternative to investing in expensive hardware. Although recent information systems research has examined pricing-related issues in cloud computing, several important ques...(Read Full Abstract)


International research collaboration: Novelty, conventionality, and atypicality in knowledge recombination

Research articles produced through international collaboration are more highly cited than other work, but are they also more novel? Using measures developed by Uzzi et al. (2013), and replicated by Boyack and Klavans (2014), this article tests for novelty and conventionality in international researc...(Read Full Abstract)


Modelling Spatio-Temporal variation in sparse rainfall data using a hierarchical bayesian regression model

  • Authors: Mukhopadhyay S., Ogutu J.O., Bartzke G., Dublin H.T., Piepho H.-P.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Udaipur
    Source: Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics
    DOI: 10.1007/s13253-019-00357-3

Rainfall is a critical component of climate governing vegetation growth and production, forage availability and quality for herbivores. However, reliable rainfall measurements are not always available, making it necessary to predict rainfall values for particular locations through time. Predicting r...(Read Full Abstract)


Opportunities and challenges in the Ethiopian bamboo sector: a market analysis of the bamboo-based value web

  • Authors: Lin J., Gupta S., Loos T.K., Birner R.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Udaipur
    Source: Sustainability (Switzerland)
    DOI: 10.3390/su11061644

Bamboo is one of the more important natural resources in Ethiopia and contributes to the bioeconomy as a potential source for high-value products. While the country is the largest producer of bamboo in Africa, the existing utilization of the bamboo sector in Ethiopia remains under-developed, with li...(Read Full Abstract)


Predictive and prescriptive analytics for location selection of add-on retail products

  • Authors: Huang T., Bergman D., Gopal R.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Udaipur
    Source: Production and Operations Management
    DOI: 10.1111/poms.13018

In this paper, we study an analytical approach to selecting expansion locations for retailers selling add-on products whose demand is derived from the demand for a separate base product. Demand for the add-on product is realized only as a supplement to the demand for the base product. In our context...(Read Full Abstract)


Predictors of job pursuit intention across career stages: a multi-phase investigation

  • Authors: Dutta D., Mishra S.K., Varma A.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Udaipur
    Source: International Journal of Human Resource Management
    DOI: 10.1080/09585192.2019.1651376

The continuing war for talent requires business leaders to stay focused on the quality and mix of their applicant pool(s) at different levels of their organizations. As psychological needs, relational responsibilities, and key motivators differ across career stages, differentiated employee value pro...(Read Full Abstract)


Prior shared success predicts victory in team competitions

  • Authors: Mukherjee S., Huang Y., Neidhardt J., Uzzi B., Contractor N.
    Year: 2019 | IIM Udaipur
    Source: Nature Human Behaviour
    DOI: 10.1038/s41562-018-0460-y

Debate over the impact of team composition on the outcome of a contest has attracted sports enthusiasts and sports scientists for years. A commonly held belief regarding team success is the superstar effect; that is, including more talent improves the performance of a team1. However, studies of team...(Read Full Abstract)