I have been an assistant professor in the Production & Operations Management Area at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore since February 2017. Before joining IIM Bangalore, I had a brief stint as a senior analyst in the Global Data Insights & Analytics group at Ford Motor Company in Chennai. I obtained my Ph.D. degree from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras in 2016 for the dissertation titled “Stability of coalitional games with externalities“. Before joining IIT Madras, I obtained my B.Tech. degree in mechanical engineering from Cochin University of Science and Technology in 2011.

Curriculum vitae: pdf version

Articles in journals: European Journal of Operational Research | Operations Research Letters | Journal of the Operational Research Society |

Papers in major conferences: World Congress of the Game Theory Society (GAMES) | International Game Theory Conference at Stony Brook (IGTC) | European Meeting on Game Theory (SING) | Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Conference (MSOM) | East Asia Game Theory Conference (EAGT) | Annual Conference on Economic Growth and Development (ACEGD)

Articles in popular press: Economic Times | The Hindu Business Line | Forbes India |

Research interests:

  • Cooperative game theory: externalities, stochasticity, networks
  • Competitive and cooperative strategies in operations management
  • Internet economics, Sharing economy, Platform economics


  • Competition and Cooperation in Business Ecosystems, MBA Elective, Term 6 – 2020, 2019, 2018
  • Introduction to Game Theory, Ph.D. Core, Term 4 – 2020
  • Cooperative Game Theory and Applications, Ph.D. Elective, Term 4 – 2018, 2017
  • Optimization Models for Operations Management, Ph.D. Core, Term 2 – 2018, 2017

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Phone: +91 80 2699 3107
Email: rajeev.tripathi@iimb.ac.in