ASA Dissertation Proposal Winners

Introduction

Jeremy Yang has won the 2021 Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Competition sponsored by the American Statistical Association Section on Marketing

INTEREST CATEGORY: DOCTORAL STUDENTS, MARKETING RESEARCH
POSTING TYPE: Awards

Author: Lan Luo


The American Statistical Association (ASA) Section on Statistics in Marketing announces winner and finalists for the 2021 Best Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Competition. Congratulations to Jeremy, Ziwei, Olivia, Prashant, and Isamar and their thesis advisors! The winner and the finalists will be invited to present in a special session dedicated to the Best Papers in this Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Competition at the JSM (Joint Statistical Meetings) conference taking place from 8/7 to 8/12 this year. We look forward to hearing about their research at this special session.

Winner: Jeremy Yang, MIT, “Targeting for Long-Term Outcomes”

Finalists:

  • Ziwei Cong, HKUST, “Monetizing User-Generated Content: Design and Incentive”
  • Olivia Natan, Univ. of Chicago, “Choice Frictions in Large Assortments”
  • Prashant Rajaram, Univ. of Michigan, “Modeling Viewer and Influencer Behavior on Streaming Platforms”
  • Isamar Troncoso, USC, “Look the Part? The Role of Profile Pictures in Online Labor Markets”