About

Piyush Anand
Assistant Professor of Marketing
Rice University

About Me

I am an Assistant Professor of Marketing at the Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University. I obtained my PhD from Cornell University in 2021.

My research examines how computer vision, natural language processing, and machine learning methods can enrich managers’ and regulators’ understanding of consumer and firm behavior.

I also hold a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, and B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.

Link to CV


Publications

*Indicates equal authorship

Anand, Piyush* and Lee, Clarence*. Using Deep Learning to Overcome Privacy and Scalability Issues in Customer Data Transfer. Forthcoming at Marketing Science

Working Papers

Smoke and Mirrors: Impact of E-Cigarette Taxes on Underage Social Media Posting
(with Vrinda Kadiyali)
Revise and Resubmit at Marketing Science

Do Employee Opinions About Sales Practices Contain Pertinent Information? Evidence from the US Banking Industry
(with Vrinda Kadiyali and Vishal Narayan)

Select Work in Progress

Polarization in Covid Vaccine Discussions on Twitter
(with Dinesh Puranam and Vrinda Kadiyali)


Awards and Grants

  • 2020 Vithala R. and Saroj V. Rao ISMS Doctoral Dissertation Award
  • 2019 Shankar-Spiegel Dissertation Proposal Award        
  • 2020 AMA-Sheth Foundation Doctoral Consortium Fellow
  • 2020 ISMS Doctoral Consortium Fellow
  • 2020 Dyckman Research Grant, Cornell University                    
  • 2019 Byron E. Grote, MS ’77, Ph.D. ’81 Johnson Professional Scholarship
  • 2019 Dyckman Research Grant, Cornell University                                                 
  • Graduate School Conference Travel Grant, Cornell University (2017)