Vishal Agrawal

Assistant 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, Effect of Consumer Behavior on Operations, and Supply Chain Management.

 

Journal Articles

1. Agrawal, V., I. Bellos, 2015, “The Potential of Servicizing as a Green Business Model,” forthcoming in Management Science.

2. Agrawal, V., S. Kavadias, and L. B. Toktay, 2015, “The Limits of Planned Obsolescence for Conspicuous Durable Goods,” forthcoming in Manufacturing and Service Operations Management.

3. Agrawal, V., A. Atasu, and S. Ulku, 2015, “Modular Upgradability in Consumer Electronics: Economic and Environmental Implications,” forthcoming in Journal of Industrial Ecology.

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

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

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

 

Papers under Review and Working Papers

8. Agrawal, V. and N. Oraiopoulos, “The Role of Decision Rights in Collaborative Development Initiatives,” invited for second-round review at Management Science.

9. Agrawal, V., M. Ferguson and G. Souza, “Trade-in Rebates for Price Discrimination and Product Recovery,” invited for second-round review at IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management.

10. Agrawal, V. and D. Lee, “The Effect of Sourcing Policies on a Supplier’s Sustainable Practices,” under review at  Manufacturing and Service Operations Management.

11. Alev, I., V. Agrawal, and A. Atasu, “Extended Producer Responsibility and Secondary Markets.” 

Research in Progress

12. Agrawal, V., A. Atasu and S. Ulku, “The Implications of Product Modularity for Leasing and Selling.” 

 

Book Chapters

1. Agrawal, V., and D. Lee, 2015, “Responsible Sourcing,” forthcoming in  Environmentally Responsible Supply Chains: Opportunities and Challenges, Atasu, A. (Ed.) Springer Publishing.

2. Agrawal, V., and I. Bellos, 2015, “Servicizing in Supply Chains and Environmental Implications,” forthcoming in  Environmentally Responsible Supply Chains: Opportunities and Challenges, Atasu, A. (Ed.) Springer Publishing.

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.