ISMS Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Competition

2022 Winner(s)

Winning material: Optimal Policies for Differentiated Green Products: Characteristics and Usage of Electric Vehicles

2022 Winner(s)

  • Wei Lu, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
Winning material: Reputation, Product Development, and Platform Design

2022 Winner(s)

Winning material: How Does Zestimate Affect Housing Market Outcomes Across Socio-economic Segments?

2022 Winner(s)

  • Ziwei Cong, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Winning material: Monetizing User-Generated Content: Design and Incentive

2022 Winner(s)

Winning material: Growing Influence

Purpose of the Award

The INFORMS Society for Marketing Science (ISMS) is pleased to announce the ISMS Doctoral Dissertation Competition. This dissertation proposal competition will be held annually and will recognize the best doctoral dissertation proposals on important marketing issues and subjects! Through this Call for Dissertation Proposals, we seek proposals relevant to marketing science, theory, and practice.

Application Process

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Past Awardees

2022 Winner(s)
Alexey Sinyashin, UC Berkeley
Wei Lu, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
Runshan Fu, Carnegie Mellon University
Ziwei Cong, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Zheng Gong, University of Toronto
2021 Winner(s)
Piyush Anand, Cornell
Olivia Natan, Chicago
2020 Winner(s)
Piyush Anand, Cornell
Olivia Natan, Chicago
2019 Winner(s)
Dinara Akchurina , INSEAD
Tesary Lin , University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Omid Rafieian , Cornell University
2018 Winner(s)
Hana Choi , Duke University
Minkyung Kim, Yale School of Management
Mengxia Zhang, University of Southern California
2017 Winner(s)
Ryan Dew, Columbia Business School
Minjung Kwon, NYU Stern
2016 Winner(s)
Navid Mojir, Yale School of Management
2015 Winner(s)
Courtney Paulson, University of Southern California
Beth Fossen, Emory University
Chris Naiqing Gu, University of Chicago
Seoungwoo Lee, University of Maryland
Anna Tuchman, Stanford University
2014 Winner(s)
Arun Gopalakrishnan, University of Pennsylvania
Shijie Lu, University of Southern California
Ayelet Israeli, Northwestern University
Xiao Liu, Carnegie Mellon University
Daniel Ringel, Goethe University Frankfurt
2013 Winner(s)
Song Lin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Clarence Lee, Harvard University
Ron Berman, University of California, Berkeley
2012 Winner(s)
Hye-jin Kim, Pennsylvania State University
Eric Schwartz, Wharton School
Shubhranshu Singh, University of California-Berkeley
2011 Winner(s)
Navdeep Sahni, University of Chicago
Doug J. Chung, Yale University
Jason M.T. Roos, Duke University
2010 Winner(s)
Masakazu Ishihara, University of Toronto
Baojun Jiang, Carnegie Mellon University
Pranav Jindal, University of Chicago