Sunil Wattal

Professor, MIS and Harold Schaefer Senior Fellow



‘Secret Admirers: An Empirical Examination of Information Hiding and Contribution Dynamics in Online Crowdfunding Burtch, G, A Ghose, and S Wattal. Information Systems Research 27.3, 2016: 478-496.
Show me the way to go home: an empirical investigation of ride sharing and alcohol related motor vehicle homicide Greenwood, B N., and S Wattal. MIS Quarterly 41.1 (2017): 163-187.
‘The Hidden Cost of Accommodating Crowdfunder Privacy Preferences: A Randomized Field Experiment’ Burtch, G, A Ghose, and S Wattal Management Science 61.5, 2015: 949-962.
An Empirical Examination of Cultural Differences in Online Interpersonal Exchange G. Burtch, A. Ghose, S Wattal MIS Quarterly, 38(3), 2014: pp 773-794
‘An Empirical Examination of the Antecedents and Consequences of Contribution Patterns in Crowd-Funded Markets’ Burtch G, A Ghose, and S Wattal Information Systems Research, 24(3), 2013: pp 679-697
What’s in a “Name”? Impact of Use of Customer Information in E-Mail Advertisements Wattal, S., R Telang, T Mukhopadhyay, and P Boatwright,  Information Systems Research 23.3-part-1 (2012): 679-697.
R&D versus Acquisitions: Role of Diversification in the Choice of Innovation Strategy by IT firms Banker R, Wattal S, and JM Plehn-Dujowich Journal of Management Information Systems, 28(2), 2011: 109-144    
Web 2.0 and Politics: The 2008 U.S. Presidential Election and an E-Politics Research Agenda Wattal, S, D Schuff, M Mandviwalla , and C Williams MIS Quarterly, 34(4), 2010: pp 669 – 688
Network Externalities and Technology Use: A Quantitative Analysis of Intraorganizational Blogs Wattal S, P Racherla and M Mandviwalla Journal of Management Information Systems, 27(1), Summer 2010, pp. 145 – 174
Information Personalization in a Two-Dimensional Product Differentiation Model Wattal S, R Telang, and T. Mukhopadhyay, Journal of Management Information Systems, 26(2), Fall 2009, pp. 69 – 95
An Empirical Analysis of the Impact of Software Vulnerability Announcements on Firm Stock Price Telang R and S Wattal IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, 33(8), August 2007, pp. 544 – 557

Contact Information

Sunil Wattal
Associate Dean - Research and Doctoral Programs
Professor - Management Information Systems
Harold Schaefer Senior Fellow

Fox School of Business, Temple University
201E Speakman Hall1810 N. 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Phone: 215-204-3059
Email: swattal at

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