Amit Pazgal

Friedkin Chair in Management and Professor of Marketing and Operations Management

Professor Amit Pazgal is a professor of marketing and operations management. He is also the academic director of operations management, a leadership role in operations management curriculum design across all our programs. Professor Pazgal joined the Jones school in 2006 and currently teaches the core operations management course as well as electives in marketing and operations. He published numerous articles in leading marketing, management, operations and economic journals. He is also a member of the editorial board of several top marketing and operations journals.

Previous to his appointment with the Jones School, Professor Pazgal was an associate professor at the John M. Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis. Professor Pazgal received his PhD in marketing from Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. He holds a BS in physics and mathematics and MS in mathematics and operations research from Tel Aviv University in Israel.

To read more about Prof. Pazgal's work, please visit Rice Business Wisdom.

 

Teaching Interests: 

-Operations management
-Marketing strategy
-Pricing

Research Interests: 

-Optimal Pricing Mechanisms
-Competitive Marketing Strategies
-Internet Institutions and Competition
-Process Improvement

Intellectual Contributions

Journal Article

Lin, Y. & Pazgal, A. (2016). Hide Supremacy or Admit Inferiority‚ÄĒMarket Entry Strategies in Response to Consumer Informational Needs.¬†Consumer Needs and Solutions, 3(2),¬†94‚Äď103. doi:10.1007/s40547-015-0061-0

Journal Article

Pazgal, A., Soberman, D., & Thomadsen, R. (2016). Location Choice and Profit-Increasing Entry. International Journal of Research in Marketing, 33(1), 107-122. 

Journal Article

Syam, N. & Pazgal, A. (2013). Co-Creation with Production Externalities. Marketing Science, 32(5), 805 - 820. doi:10.1287/mksc.2013.0791

Journal Article

Pazgal, A., Soberman, D., & Thomadsen, R. (2013). Profit-Increasing Consumer Exit. Marketing Science, 32(6), 998 - 1008. doi:10.1287/mksc.2013.0804

Journal Article

Chen, Y., Iyer, G., & Pazgal, A. (2010). Limited Memory, Categorization and Competition. Marketing Science, 29(4), 650 - 670. doi:10.1287/mksc.1090.0546

Journal Article

Yin, R., Aviv, Y., Pazgal, A., & Tang, C. (2009). Optimal Markdown Pricing: Implications of Inventory Display Formats in the Presence of Strategic Customers. Management Science, 55(8), 1391-1408. doi:10.1287/mnsc.1090.1029

Journal Article

Soberman, D. & Pazgal, A. (2008). Behavior-Based Discrimination: Is it a winning play and if so when? Marketing Science, 27(6), 977-994. doi:10.1287/mksc.1070.0355

Journal Article

Aviv, Y. & Pazgal, A. (2008). Optimal Pricing of Seasonal Products in the Presence of Forward-Looking Consumers. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 10(3), 339-359. 

Journal Article

Miller, N. & Pazgal, A. (2007). Advertising Budgets in Competitive Environments. Quantitative Marketing and Economic, 5,(2), 131-161. doi:10.1007/s11129-006-9018-9

Journal Article

Kuksov, D. & Pazgal, A. (2007). The Effects of Costs and Competition on Slotting Allowances. Marketing Science, 26(2), 259-267. doi:10.1287/mksc.1060.0206