ISS Bapna-Ghose Social Justice Best Paper Award

2022 Winner(s)

Winning material: Digital Multisided Platforms and Women’s Health: An Empirical Analysis of Peer-to-Peer Lending and Abortion Rates

Purpose of the Award

This best paper award’s purpose is to foster and encourage high quality IS research that makes an impact towards improving social justice outcomes. The award’s concept of social justice research is broadly scoped to include all facets of modern IS, analytics, digital platforms and AI perspectives, as well as the full palette of methodologies. It specifically aims to direct, recognize and reward IS research that helps positively move the interlocking gears of education, housing, healthcare, transportation, employment, income and criminal justice outcomes and policies for Black/African-Americans, Latinx/Hispanic-American and Native Americans populations.

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Past Awardees

2022 Winner(s)
Gorkem Turgut Ozer, University of New Hampshire
Brad Greenwood, University of Minnesota
Anandasivam Gopal, University of Maryland
2021 Winner(s)
Jorge Mejia, Indiana University
Christopher Parker, American University