Georgia Perakis

William F. Pounds Professor of Management
Professor of Operations Research and Operations Management

Biography | Selected Publications

"The Impact of Consumer Subsidies for Green Technology Adoption," Perakis, G., with M. Cohen and R. Lobel, accepted in Management Science, Fall 2014

"Pricing With Limited Knowledge of Demand." Cohen, Maxime C., Georgia Perakis, and Robert S. Pindyck. MIT Sloan Working Paper 5145-15. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, October 12, 2015.

"Efficient Formulations for Multi-Product Construed Pricing under Attraction Demand Models." Keller, Philipp, Retsef Levi, and Georgia Perakis (June 2014). Mathematical Programming, 145(1-2): 223-261.

"A continuous knapsack problem with separable convex utilities: Approximation algorithms and applications," R. Levi, G. Perakis, and G. Romero. Operations Research Letters, 42(5); Pages: 367-373, 2014

"Efficiency Analysis of Cournot Competition in Service Industries with Congestion," Perakis, G., with W. Sun, Management Science, 60(11), Pages 2684-2700, 2014.

"The Effect of Supplier Capacity on the Supply Chain Profit," Perakis, G., with E. Adida, Annals of Operations Research, Vol 223, Pages 1-52, 2014.

"Improving Emergency Storm Planning using Machine Learning," Perakis, G., with V. Farias, M. Monsch, A. Papush, and S. Whipple from MIT and M. Angalakudati, J. Calzada, J. Gonynor, N. Raad, J. Schein, C. Warren, J. Williams from Nationalgrid, Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE PES Transmission & Distribution Conference & Exposition, Vol. 11, No. 4, Dec. 2013.

"Generalized quantity competition for multiple products and loss of efficiency," Perakis, G., with J. Kluberg, Operations Research, Vol 60, No 2, 335-350, 2012.

"Price of Anarchy in Supply Chains with Partial Positive Externalities," Georgia Perakis with W. Sun, Operations Research Letters, Vol 40, No 2, 78-83, 2012.

"Consumer Choice Model for Forecasting Demand and Designing Incentives for Solar Technology." Lobel, Ruben, and Georgia Perakis. MIT Working Paper 4872-11. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, January 2011.

"A Comparison of Bertrand and Cournot Profits in Oligopolies with Differentiated Products," Perakis, G., with A. Farahat, Operations Research, 59(2), 507-513, 2011.

"On the efficiency of price competition," Perakis, G., with A. Farahat, Operations Research Letters, 39(6), 414– 418, 2011.

"Dynamic pricing and inventory control: robust vs. stochastic uncertainty models; a computational study," Perakis, G., with E. Adida, Annals of Operations Research, 181 (1), 125-157, December 2010.

"A Nonnegative Extension of the Affine Demand Function and Equilibrium Analysis for Multiproduct Price Competition," Perakis, G., with A. Farahat, Operations Research Letters, 38 (4), 280-286, 2010.

Alleviating Travel Delay Uncertainties in Traffic Assignment and Traffic Equilibrium (2010)

Congestion Pricing for Airport Efficiency (2010)

Consumer Choice Model for Forecasting Demand and Designing Subsidies for Solar Technology (2010)

"Dynamic Pricing and Inventory Control with no Backorders; Uncertainty and Competition," Perakis, G., with E. Adida, Operations Research, 58 (2), 289– 302, 2010.

Efficient Formulations for Constrained Pricing under Attraction Demand Models (2010)

Generalized quantity competition for multiple products and loss of efficiency (2010)

Loss of Coordination in a Competitive Supply Chain with Endogenous Pricing (2010)

Price of Anarchy and its Applications (2010)

"Robust Controls for Network Revenue Management," Perakis, Georgia, G. Roels, MSOM, 12 (1), 56-76, 2010.

The Data-Driven Newsvendor Problem: New Bounds and Insights (2010)

Tractable markdown optimization under uncertainty (2010)

"A Dynamic Travel Time Models for Spillback," Perakis, Georgia, S. Kachani, Networks and Spatial Economics,9 (4), 595-618, November 2009.

"Optimal Bidding in Online Auctions," Perakis, Georgia, D. Bertsimas and J. Hawkins, Journal of Revenue Management and Pricing, 2009.

"Profit Loss in Differentiated Oligopolies" Perakis Georgia,  A. Farahat, Operations Research Letters, 37 (1), p.43-46, 2009.

"Multi-period Models with Capacities in Competitive Supply Chain," Perakis Georgia, M. Zaretsky, POMSJournal, Vol. 17, No. 4, July - August 2008. (2008)

"Regret in the Newsvendor Problem with Partial Information," Perakis, Georgia, G. Roels, Operations Research, Vol. 56, No. 1, pp. 188-203, January-February 2008.

"A Nonlinear Fluid Model of Dynamic Pricing and Inventory Control with no Backorders," Perakis Georgia, E.Adida, Naval Research Logistics, Vol. 54, No. 7, pp. 767 - 795, September 2007.

"Modeling the Transient Nature of Dynamic Pricing with Demand Learning in a Competitive Environment," Perakis, G., with C. Simon and S. Kachani. Refereed chapter in Network Science, Nonlinear Science and Infrastructure Science, Chapter 11, pp. 223-267, (editor Terry Friesz), part of International Series in Operations Research and Management Science, Advancing the State of the Art, Springer, 2007.

"The Price of Anarchy in Supply Chains; Quantifying the Efficiency of Price-Only Contracts" Perakis, Georgia,G. Roels, Management Science, Vol. 53, No. 8, pp. 1249-1268. August 2007.

"The Price of Anarchy when Costs are Non-separable and Asymmetric," Perakis, Georgia, Mathematics of OperationsResearch, Vol. 32, pp. 614-628, 2007.

"A robust SQP method for mathematical programs with linear complementarity constraints," Perakis, Georgia, S.Jie and X. Liu, Journal of Computational Optimization and Applications, Vol. 34, pp. 5-33, 2006.

"An Analytical Model for Traffic Delays and the Dynamic User-Equilibrium Problem," Perakis, Georgia, G.Roels, Operations Research, Vol. 54, No. 6, pp. 1151-1171. November-December 2006.

"Competitive Multi-period Pricing for Perishable Products: A Robust Optimization Approach," Perakis, Georgia,A. Sood, Mathematical Programming, Vol. 107, No 1-2, pp. 295-335, June 2006.

"Dynamic Pricing; A Learning Approach," Perakis, G., with D. Bertsimas, refereed chapter in Mathematical and Computational Models for Congestion Charging, (editors D. Hearn and S. Lawphongpanich), Vol. 101, pp. 45-79, Book Series: Applied Optimization, Springer, June 2006.

"Fluid Dynamics Models and their Applications in Transportation and Pricing," Perakis, Georgia, S. Kachani,European Journal of Operations Research, Vol. 170, No. 1, pp. 496-517, 2006.

"Solving Asymmetric Variational Inequalities via Convex Optimization" Perakis, Georgia, M. Aghassi and D.Bertsimas, Operations Research Letters, Vol. 34, No. 5, pp. 481-490, September 2006.

"Solving variational inequality and fixed point problems by line searches and potential optimization," Perakis, Georgia, T.L. Magnanti, Mathematical Programming,, Volume 101, Number 3, 435 – 461, 2004.

"The “Price of Anarchy” when Costs are Non-separable and Asymmetric," Integer Programmingand Combinatorial Optimization, Lecture Series in Computer Science, editors D. Bienstock and G.Nemhauser, pp. 46-58, 2004.

"Applications of Fluid Modeling in Distribution Systems," Perakis, G., with S. Kachani, referred volume on Innovations in Financial and Economic Networks, 214-236, 2003.

"Business Analytics for Flexible Resource Allocation under Random Emergencies," Perakis, G., with J. Calzada, M. Angulakati, S. Balwani, B. Chatterjee, N. Raad, J. Uichanco, Management Science, Special Issue on Business Analytics, Vol 60, Issue 6, Pages 1552-1573, 2014. (2001)

"Computing fixed points by averaging," Perakis, Georgia, T.L. Magnanti, Transportation and Network Analysis– Current Trends, editors P. Marcotte, M. Gendreau, Chapter 12, 181-198, 2001.

"A new algebraic geometry integer programming algorithm," Perakis, Georgia, D. Bertsimas and S. Tayur,Management Science, 46, 7, 999-1008, 2000.

"Averaging schemes for variational inequalities and systems of equations." Magnanti, Thomas L., and Geogia Perakis (1997). Mathematics of Operations Research, 22(3): 568-587. (1997)

"The orthogonality theorem and the strong-f-monotonicity condition for variational inequality algorithms." Magnanti, Thomas L., and Georgia Perakis (1997). SIAM Journal on Optimization, 7(1): 248-273. ‚Äč (1997)

"A unifying geometric solution framework and complexity analysis for variational inequalities."Perakis, Georgia, and Thomas L. Magnanti (1995). Mathematical Programming, 71(3): 327-352. (1995)

Geometric, interior point and classical methods for solving finite dimensional variational inequalityproblems, (Ph.D thesis), Brown University, 1993.

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Big data; Electricity; Inventory; Logistics; Mathematical programming; Mathematical programming; Online shopping; Operations management; Operations research; Optimal control; Optimization; Pricing; Pricing; Retail; Revenue management; Sampling; Service industry; Social networks; Social networks; Statistics; Subsidies; Supply chain management; Sustainability; United Kingdom; United States