Associate Professor of Business Administration
Ph.D., M.A. Economics, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1994,
Economics, Bombay University, India, 1988
B.A., Economics, Bombay University,
At the University of Illinois since 2001. Assistant
Professor, University of Central Florida, 1995-2001. Faculty Fellow, Faculty
Center for Teaching and Learning, University of Central Florida, 1998-2000. Post
Doctoral Research Fellow, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1994-1995.
Sosin, K., Blecha, B., Agarwal, R., Bartlett, R., & Daniel,
J. The efficiency of technology use in education.
American Economic Review, forthcoming.
R., & Bayus, B. Creating and surviving in new industries. In
J.A.C. Baum & A.M. McGahan (Eds.), Business strategy over
the industry life cycle: Advances in strategic management,
v. 21. Oxford UK: JAI/Elsevier, forthcoming.
Agarwal, R. Echambadi, R., Franco, A., & Sarkar, M. B.
Knowledge transfer through inheritance spinout generation,
development and survival. Academy of Management Journal,
Agarwal, R., & Gort, M. 2002. Products and firm life cycles
and the determinants of firm survival. American Economic
Agarwal, R., Echambadi, R., & Sarkar, M. 2002. The
conditioning effect of time on firm survival: A life cycle
approach. Academy of Management Journal, 45: 971-994.
Agarwal, R., & Audretsch, D. 2001. Does start-up size
matter? The impact of technology and product life-cycle on
firm survival. Journal of Industrial Economics, 49:
Agarwal, R., & Elston, J. 2001. Bank-Firm relationships,
financing and firm performance in Germany. Economics
Letters, 72: 225-232.
Agarwal, R., & Gort, M. 2001. First mover advantage and the
speed of competitive entry: 1887-1986. Journal of Law and
Economics, 44: 161-178.
Agarwal, R., & Day, A. E. 2000. Web-based instruction using
the LBO model. Journal of Economic Education, 31:
Grant, Small Business Development Center, U. S. Department
of Agriculture, 2004; Mellon Foundation Grant, 2001; Grant,
Marketing Science Institute, 2000. Galloway Award for Research, University of Central Florida,
1999, 1998. Excellence in Graduate Teaching, College of
Business, University of Central Florida, 1999-2000.
board, Small Business Economics.
Research interests include innovation and technological change. Recent projects focus on knowledge transfer through employee entrepreneurship, experience based advantages in new product markets and influence of dynamic knowledge based capabilities on firm performance. Teaches business policy and strategy.
112 David Kinley Hall
1407 W. Gregory Drive
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