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Publications

with Chao Wu
Manufacturing & Service Operations Management (2024)

Keywords: Charitable giving, volunteering, lab experiment, self-selection effect.

Method: lab experiments.

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with Donald Jenkins, Foad Mahdavid Pajouh, and Paul Kirshen
Production and Operations Management (2024)

Keywords: Climate change; coastal flooding; decision-making under risk; mitigation.

Method: network optimization.

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Improving the Quality of In-kind Donations: A Field Experiment

with Sindy De La Torre Pacheco and Chao Wu
Manufacturing & Service Operations Management (2023)

Keywords: In-kind donation; behavioral interventions; social norm.

Method: field experiment.

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Does Better Governance Relax the Efficiency Squeeze Experienced by Non-profit Organizations?

with Iman Parsa and Charles Corbett
Production and Operations Management (2022)

Keywords: Nonprofits; social services charities; program spending ratio; governance quality.

Method: econometrics.
Finalist, 2019 POMS College of HOCM Best Paper Award

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Pre-Positioning and Local-Purchasing for Emergency Operations Under Budget and Supply Uncertainty

with Jeannette Song and Scott Webster
Manufacturing & Service Operations Management (2022)

Keywords: Emergency relief operations; supply management policies; pre-position stock; reactive stock.

Method: modeling.
Finalist, 2018 & 2019 POMS HOCM Best Paper Award

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The Facts on the Ground: Evaluating Humanitarian Fleet Management Policies Using Simulation

with Liyi Gu and Ilya Ryzhov
European Journal of Operational Research (2021)

Keywords: Humanitarian logistics; Resource allocation; Fleet management;

Method: simulation modeling.
Final
ist, 2019 POMS College of HOCM Best Paper Award

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An Approach for Managing Operating Assets for Humanitarian Development Programs

with Milad Keshvari Fard and Felix Papier
Production and Operations Management (2019)

Keywords: Asset procurement; fleet management; humanitarian development programs; simultaneous allocation optimization.

Method: stochastic dynamic programming
Winner, 2017 POMS HOCM Best Paper Award

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The Role of Media Exposure on Coordination in the Humanitarian Setting

with Hongmin Li, Scott Webster, and Luk Van Wassenhove
Production and Operations Management (2017)

Keywords: Humanitarian logistics; horizontal coordination; media exposure.

Method: econometrics and modeling.
Runner-up, 2015 POMS College of HOCM Best Paper Award

 

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Evaluating Information Diffusion Speed and its Determinants in Social Media Networks during Humanitarian Crises

with Eunae Yoo, William Rand, and Elliot Rabinovich
Journal of Operations Management (2016)

Keywords: Humanitarian operations; social media; information diffusion theory.

Method: econometrics.

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Fleet Management Policies for Humanitarian Organizations: Beyond the Utilization-Residual Value Trade-off

with Luk Van Wassenhove
Journal of Operations Management (2016)

Keywords: Fleet management; humanitarian development programs; trade-off.

Method: econometrics.


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Vehicle Procurement Policy for Humanitarian Development Programs

with Andrea Masini, Andreas Robotis, and Luk Van Wassenhove
Production and Operations Management (2014)

Keywords: Fleet management; humanitarian logistics; development programs; procurement.

Method: econometrics and modeling.


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