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 Rice Business 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 Rice Business, Professor Pazgal was an associate professor at the John M. Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis. Professor Pazgal received his Ph.D. in marketing from Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. He holds a B.S. in physics and mathematics and an M.S. in mathematics and operations research from Tel Aviv University in Israel.
To read more about Prof. Pazgal’s work, please visit Rice Business Wisdom.
- Operations management
- Marketing strategy
- Optimal pricing mechanisms
- Competitive marketing strategies
- Internet institutions and competition
- Process improvement
Lin, Y. & Pazgal, A. (2016). Hide Supremacy or Admit Inferiority—Market Entry Strategies in Response to Consumer Informational Needs. Consumer Needs and Solutions, 3(2), 94–103. doi:10.1007/s40547-015-0061-0
Pazgal, A., Soberman, D., & Thomadsen, R. (2016). Location Choice and Profit-Increasing Entry. International Journal of Research in Marketing, 33(1), 107-122.
Syam, N. & Pazgal, A. (2013). Co-Creation with Production Externalities. Marketing Science, 32(5), 805 – 820. doi:10.1287/mksc.2013.0791
Pazgal, A., Soberman, D., & Thomadsen, R. (2013). Profit-Increasing Consumer Exit. Marketing Science, 32(6), 998 – 1008. doi:10.1287/mksc.2013.0804
Chen, Y., Iyer, G., & Pazgal, A. (2010). Limited Memory, Categorization and Competition. Marketing Science, 29(4), 650 – 670. doi:10.1287/mksc.1090.0546
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
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
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.
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
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