Vishal Agrawal

Associate Professor

Operations & Information Management

  

McDonough School of Business

Georgetown University

37th & O Streets

Washington, D. C. 20057

Email: Vishal.Agrawal@georgetown.edu

 

 

Research Interests

Sustainable Operations, New Product Development, Supply Chain Management and Effect of Consumer Behavior on Operations.

 

Journal Articles

1.  Agrawal, V. and M. Ferguson, 2007, “Bid-Response Models for Customized Pricing,” Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management 6(3),  212-228.

2.  Agrawal, V., M. Ferguson, L. B. Toktay, and V. Thomas, 2012, “Is Leasing Greener than Selling?,” Management Science, 58(3), 523-533.

3.  Agrawal, V. and S. Ulku, 2013, “The Role of Modular Upgradability as a Green Design Strategy,” Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, 15(4), 640-648.

4.  Agrawal, V., A. Atasu, and K. van Ittersum, 2015, “Remanufacturing, Third-Party Competition and Consumers’ Perceived Value of New Products,” Management Science, 61(1), 60-72.

5.  Agrawal, V., S. Kavadias, and L. B. Toktay, 2016, “The Limits of Planned Obsolescence for Conspicuous Durable Goods,” Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, 18(2), 216-226.

6.  Agrawal, V., M. Ferguson and G. Souza, 2016, “Trade-in Rebates for Price Discrimination and Product Recovery,” IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 63(3), 326-339.

7.  Agrawal, V., A. Atasu, and S. Ulku, 2016, “Modular Upgradability in Consumer Electronics: Economic and Environmental Implications,” Journal of Industrial Ecology, 20(5), 1018-1024.

8.  Agrawal, V., I. Bellos, 2017, “The Potential of Servicizing as a Green Business Model,” Management Science, 63(5), 1545-1562.

9. Agrawal, V., A. Atasu, and L. N. Wassenhove, 2017, “New Opportunities for Operations Management Research in Sustainability,” forthcoming in Manufacturing and Service Operations Management.

 

Papers under Review and Working Papers

10. Alev, I., V. Agrawal, and A. Atasu, “Extended Producer Responsibility and Secondary Markets,” invited for second-round review at Manufacturing and Service Operations Management.

11. Agrawal, V. and N. Oraiopoulos, “The Role of Decision Rights in Co-Development Initiatives,” invited for second-round review at Manufacturing and Service Operations Management.

12. Agrawal, V. and D. Lee, “The Effect of Sourcing Policies on a Supplier’s Sustainable Practices,” under review.

 

13. Agrawal, V., A. Atasu and S. Ulku, “Leasing, Modularity and the Circular Economy.” 

 

Book Chapters

1. Agrawal, V., and D. Lee, 2016, “Responsible Sourcing,” Environmentally Responsible Supply Chains: Opportunities and Challenges, Atasu, A. (Ed.) Springer Publishing, 71-87.

2. Agrawal, V., and I. Bellos, 2016, “Servicizing in Supply Chains and Environmental Implications,” Environmentally Responsible Supply Chains: Opportunities and Challenges, Atasu, A. (Ed.) Springer Publishing, 109-127.

3. Agrawal, V. and L. B. Toktay, 2010, “Interdisciplinarity in Closed-Loop Supply Chain Management Research,” Closed Loop Supply Chains: New Developments to Improve the Sustainability of Business Practices, Ferguson, M. and G. Souza (Eds.), Taylor and Francis Publishing, 197-214.