Strategy and Statistics Research Activities

The Gabelli School of Business strategy and statistics faculty consistently share their research with the wider community by publishing in high-quality academic journals and books and participating in industry conferences. The listing below is a sample of the strategy and statistics area's recent research activities.

  • Navid Asgari & Will Mitchell. 2022. "Value Chain Configuration and Coopetition" Strategic Management Review, Forthcoming.

    Mitali Banerjee, Benjamin M. Cole & Paul Ingram. 2022, “Distinctive from What? And for Whom? Deep Learning-based Product Distinctiveness, Social Structure, and Third-Party Certifications,” Academy of Management Journal, Forthcoming.

    Yuval Rottenstreich, Alex B. Markle, and Johannes Muller-Trede. 2022. "Risky Sure Things," Management Science, Forthcoming.

    Benjamin M. Cole, Anne Haubo Dyhrberg, Sean Foley, & Jiri Svec. 2022, “Can Bitcoin be Trusted? Quantifying the Economic Value of Blockchain Transactions?,” Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, Forthcoming.

    Xiao-Ping Chen & Benjamin M. Cole. 2022, “Achieving Mutual Understanding Without Saying a Word: The Conceptualization of Moqi and a Nomological Network,” Management and Organization Review, Forthcoming.

  • Navid Asgari, Ram Ranganathan, and Vivek Tandon, 2021, “Divestment of Relational Assets Following Acquisitions: Evidence from the Bio-Pharmaceutical Industry,” Strategic Management Journal, Conditional Acceptance.

    Allen Liao and Benjamin M. Cole. 2021 “The Paradox of China’s Tobacco Industry: Competition through Monopoly Policy,” Industrial and Corporate Change, 30(6): 1479-1498.

  • Chaitra H. Nagaraja, and Haikady N. Nagaraja, 2020, “Distribution-free Approximate Methods for Constructing Confidence Intervals for Quantiles,” International Statistical Review, 88(1), 75-100. (

    Julian Friedland, Kyle Emich, and Benjamin M. Cole, 2020, “Uncovering the Moral Heuristics of Altruism: A Philosophical Scale,” PLOS One, 15(3), 1-23. (

    Smriti Prabhakar-Sood, 2020, “Reaping the Fruits of Legitimacy: Effects of a New Venture’s Pre-IPO Alliance Portfolio in the Market for IPOs,” Proceedings of the International Conference on Management Studies.

  • Junhui Cai, Avishai Mandelbaum, Chaitra H. Nagaraja, Haipeng Shen, and Linda Zhao, 2019, “Statisticians Practicing Data Science,” Statistical Science, 34(4), 669-691. (

    David Chandler, and Benjamin M. Cole, 2019, “A Model of Competitive Impression Management: Edison versus Westinghouse in the War of the Currents,” Administrative Science Quarterly, 64(4), 1020-1063 (

    Kira Fabrizio, and Eun-Hee Kim, 2019, “Reluctant Disclosure and Transparency: Evidence from Corporate Environmental Disclosures,” Organization Science, 30(6), 1207-1231. (

    Benjamin M. Cole, and David Oliver, 2019, “The Interplay of Product and Process in Skunkworks Identity Work: An Inductive Model,” Strategic Management Journal, 40(9), 1491-1514.  (

    Sara D. Rosa, and Falguni Sen, 2019, “Health Topics on Facebook Groups: Content Analysis of Posts in Multiple Sclerosis Communities,” Journal of Medical Research, 8(1), e10146. (

    Benjamin M. Cole, and Julian Friedland, 2019, “From Homo-economicus to Homo-virtus: A System-Theoretic Model for Raising Moral Self-Awareness,” Journal of Business Ethics, 155(1), 191-205. (

  • Alex B. Markle, and Yuval Rottenstreich, 2018, “Simultaneous Preferences for Hedging and Doubling Down: Focal Prospects, Background Positions, and Nonconsequentialist Conceptualizations of Uncertainty,” Management Science, 64(12), 5461-5959. (

    Navid Asgari, Will Mitchell, Kulwant Singh, and Vivek Tandon, 2018, “Creating and taming discord: How firms manage embedded competition in alliance portfolios to limit alliance termination,” Strategic Management Journal, 39(12), 3273-3299. (

    Alex B. Markle, Aaron Sackett, Rebecca White, and George Wu, 2018, “Goals as reference points in marathon running: A novel test of reference dependence,” Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 56(1), 19-50.(

    Tucker McElroy, and Chaitra H. Nagaraja, 2018, “The Multivariate Bullwhip Effect,” European Journal of Operational Research, 267(1), 96-106. (

    Robert M. Wharton, 2018, “A Sensitivity Study of Intervention Analysis for the Identification of an Environmental Event,” Journal of Statistics and Application, 5(1), 1-4. (

    Chaitra H. Nagaraja and Tucker McElroy, 2018, “The multivariate bullwhip effect,” European Journal of Operational Research, 267(1), 96-106.

  • Navid Asgari, Will Mitchell, and Kulwant Singh, 2017, “Alliance portfolio reconfiguration following a technological discontinuity,” Strategic Management Journal, 38(5), 1062-1081. (

    Eun-Hee Kim, and Yoo Na Youm, 2017, “How Do Social Media Affect Analyst Stock Recommendations? Evidence from S&P 500 Electric Power Companies' Twitter Accounts,” Strategic Management Journal, 38(13), 2599-2622 (

    Nicole Benevento, Albert N. Greco, Toniann Pasqueralle, Clara Rodriguez, Francesca Russo, Alana M. Spendley, Kelly Sullivan, Yiming Sun, and Robert M. Wharton, 2017, “Who Publishes More Books in U.S. English Departments, Men or Women?” Publishing Research Quarterly, 33(1), 357-372. ( )

    Chaitra H. Nagaraja, 2017, “Theory and Methods for Partitioned Gini Coefficients Computed on Post-Stratified Data,” Communications in Statistics-Theory and Methods, 46(10), 4809-4823 ( )

    Alex Markle, George Wu, Rebecca White and Aaron Sackett, 2017, “Goals as Reference Points in Marathon Running: A Novel Test of Reference-Dependence,” Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 56(1), 19-50.

  • Chaitra H. Nagaraja, 2016, “Theory and Methods for Partitioned Gini Coefficients Computed on Post-stratified Data,” Communications in Statistics—Theory and Methods, 46(10), 4809-4823.

    Chaitra H. Nagaraja and Tucker McElroy, 2016, “Tail Index Estimation with A Fixed Tuning Parameter Fraction,” Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 170, 27-45.

  • Benjamin M. Cole, 2015, “Conditional Affiliation Industries: Accounting for the Stability of Portfolio Relations among Specialized Project-Based Firms (PBFs),” Long Range Planning, 49(6), 563–589.

    Benjamin M. Cole, 2015, “Lessons from a Martial Arts Dojo: A Prolonged Process Model of High Context Communication,” Academy of Management Journal, 58(2), 567-591.

    Chaitra H. Nagaraja and Tucker McElroy, 2015, “On the Interpretation of Multi-Year Estimates of the American Community Survey as Period Estimates,” Statistical Journal of the International Association for Official Statistics, 31(4), 661-676.

    Chaitra H. Nagaraja, Aera Thavaneswaran, and Srimantoorao S. Appadoo, 2015, “Measuring the Bullwhip Effect for Supply Chains with a Seasonal Demand Component,” European Journal of Operational Research, 242(2), 445-454.

  • Benjamin M. Cole, Brent Horton, and Ryan Vacca, 2014, “Food for Thought: Genetically Modified Seeds as De Facto Standard Essential Patents,” University of Colorado Law Review, 85(2), 313-375.

    Benjamin M. Cole, Solange E. Badano, Steven J. Burgermeister, Sidney Henne, and Sean T. Murphy, “Legitimacy Concerns in Animal Advocacy Organizations during the Michael Vick Dogfighting Scandal,” Society & Animals: Journal of Human-Animal Studies, 22(2), 111-134.

    Chaitra H Nagaraja, Lawrence D. Brown, and Susan M. Wachter, 2014, “Repeat Sales House Price Index Methodology,” Journal of Real Estate Literature, 22, 23-46.

  • Chaitra H. Nagaraja, 2019, “Measuring Society,” Chapman and Hall/CRC Press.