Online Matching with Heterogeneous Supply and Minimum Allocation Guarantees
  • MIW (virtual): May 22, 2:50-2:55pm EST
  • MSOM (Montreal): TBD
  • RMP (London): TBD
  • INFORMS (Phoenix): TBD

Counterfactual Analysis in Dynamic Latent State Mode
  • ICML (Hawaii): TBD


Ph.D. in Operations Research
2015 - 2020
Columbia University
CKGSB Fellow

B.A.Sc. in Industrial Engineering
2010 - 2015
University of Toronto
Ranked 1 (out of 100 students)


Counterfactual Analysis in Dynamic Latent State Models
Martin Haugh and Raghav Singal
Working paper
Preliminary version accepted in ICML, 2023

Effective Wages under Workforce Scheduling with Heterogeneous Time Preferences
Omar Besbes, Vineet Goyal, Garud Iyengar, and Raghav Singal
Major revision at Manufacturing & Service Operations Management
2nd place in Rothkopf Junior Researcher Paper Prize, 2022
Spotlight at RMP and MSOM, 2022
[SSRN] [Video]

Flow-based Attribution in Graphical Models: A Recursive Shapley Approach
Raghav Singal, George Michailidis, and Hoiyi Ng
Working paper
Preliminary version appeared in ICML (spotlight), 2021
[ICML] [Video]

Shapley Meets Uniform: An Axiomatic Framework for Attribution in Online Advertising
Raghav Singal, Omar Besbes, Antoine Desir, Vineet Goyal, and Garud Iyengar
Management Science, 2022
Preliminary version appeared in WWW, 2019
2nd place in INFORMS RMP Student Paper Award, 2019
[Journal] [SSRN] [WWW] [Video] [Press]

How to Play Fantasy Sports Strategically (and Win)
Martin Haugh and Raghav Singal
Management Science, 2021
Finalist in MIT SSAC, 2018
[Journal] [SSRN] [Video] [Press]

A Finite Time Analysis of Temporal Difference Learning with Linear Function Approximation
Jalaj Bhandari, Daniel Russo, and Raghav Singal
Operations Research, 2021
Extended abstract appeared in COLT, 2018
[Journal] [arXiv] [COLT]

A Bayesian Regression Approach to Handicapping Tennis Players Based on a Rating System
Timothy C. Y. Chan and Raghav Singal
Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports, 2018
[Journal] [PDF] [TennisNeutral]

A Markov Decision Process-based Handicap System for Tennis
Timothy C. Y. Chan and Raghav Singal
Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports, 2016
[Journal] [PDF]


Analytics, MBA (Dartmouth), Rated 5.25/6, Fall 2021, 2022
Optimization Models and Methods, MS (Columbia), Rated 4.50/5, Spring 2019

Introduction to Algorithms, SHP (Columbia), Fall 2018
Graph Theory by Example, SHP (Columbia), Spring 2018

Case: Analytics in American Football: A New Frontier
C. Daniel Guetta, Raghav Singal, and John Wolfe
Columbia CaseWorks, 2020
Used in the Business Analytics II elective at Columbia Business School


2nd place in Michael H. Rothkopf Junior Researcher Paper Prize (2022)

Harvey H. Bundy III T’68 Faculty Fellow (2022)

Finalist in RMP Data-Driven Research Challenge (2021)

2nd place in INFORMS RMP Jeff McGill Student Paper Award (2019) [Press]

Cheung-Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) Fellowship (2018) [Press]

Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award at Columbia University (2018)

Highly Commended by The Undergraduate Awards (2015) [Press]

University of Toronto Excellence Award (2013)