Atanu Lahiri

Associate Professor - Management
 
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Professional Preparation

PhD - Business Administration
University of Rochester - 2010

Research Areas

Economics of IS
Digital piracy, software security, telecommunications, and healthcare IT

Publications

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Appointments

Director, Graduate Certificate Program in Cybersecurity Systems
University of Texas, Dallas [2019–Present]

Awards

Best Conference Paper at HICSS - [2021]
INFORMS ISS Sandra A. Slaughter Early Career Award - [2020]
Best Conference Paper with a Doctoral Student at CHITA - [2017]
Best Conference Paper Runner-up at WISE (2015) - [2015]
Best Conference Paper with a Doctoral Student at INFORMS CIST - [2015]

News Articles

Information Systems Researcher Wins Early Career Award
Dr. Atanu Lahiri, an associate professor of information systems, was one of six honorees who recently received an award marking them as “on a path towards making outstanding intellectual contributions to the information systems discipline.”

Lahiri won the Sandra A. Slaughter Early Career Award from the Information Systems Society of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS). The award was announced on Nov. 8 at the INFORMS Conference on Information Systems and Technology 2020.

Given annually since 2015, the award honors the late Dr. Sandra A. Slaughter, a professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology known for seeking recognition for rising young leaders in the information systems discipline.

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Researchers Examine if Online Physician Reviews Indicate Clinical Outcomes
Online consumer reviews play an important role in almost every consumer industry — from dining and shopping to travel and technology. But what do online reviews of physicians tell consumers?

In a new study, researchers from The University of Texas at Dallas investigated whether patient-generated online reviews of physicians accurately reflect the quality of care.

For chronic diseases, the study found that online reviews do not reliably indicate the quality of care provided by a physician, as measured in terms of readmission risk and other similar broadly accepted clinical outcomes. Both the star ratings and textual reviews were found to be equally uninformative of the actual quality of care, Lahiri said.

“The result was indeed a surprise,” he said. “Since prior research on online reviews is mostly based on search goods and experience goods, it typically finds that online reviews are useful to prospective consumers. A key takeaway is that the efficacy of online reviews of search and experience goods does not extend to credence goods, such as chronic-disease care.

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Jindal School Researcher Wins Early Career Award
Dr. Atanu Lahiri, associate professor of information systems in the Naveen Jindal School of Management at The University of Texas at Dallas, recently received the Sandra A. Slaughter Early Career Award from the Information Systems Society of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences.

Given annually since 2015, the award honors Slaughter, a professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology known for seeking recognition for rising young leaders in information systems (IS). The award’s six recipients were recognized for their outstanding contributions to the IS discipline and their growing body of published research that is “likely to influence theory, research and practice.”