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." Cohen, Maxine C., Ruben Lobel and Georgia Perakis. Management Science. Forthcoming

"The Data-Driven Newsvendor Problem: New Bounds and Insights." Levi, Retsef, Georgia Perakis and Joline Uichanco. Operations Research Vol. 63, No. 6 (2015): 1294-1306. (2015)

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

"Consumer Choice Model for Forecasting Demand and Designing Incentives for Solar Technology." Lobel, Ruben and Georgia Perakis. MIT Sloan Working Paper 4872-11. August 2015.

"Competition and Externalities in Green Technology Adoption." Cohen, Maxime C., Georgia Perakis and Charles Thraves, Working Paper. May 2015.

"Dynamic Pricing through Sampling based Optimization." Cohen, Maxime, Ruben Lobel and Georgia Perakis, Working Paper. April 2015.

"Improving Emergency Storm Planning using Machine Learning." Malikarjun Angalakudati, Jorge Calzada, Vivek Farias, Jonathan Gonynor, Matthieu Monsch, Anna Papush, Georgia Perakis, Nicolas Raad, Jeremy Schein, Cheryl Warren, Sean Whipple and John Williams. In Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE PES Transmission & Distribution Conference and Exposition. Chicago, IL: December 2014.

"The Effect of Supplier Capacity on the Supply Chain Profit." Adida, Elonia and Georgia Perakis. Annals of Operations Research Vol. 223, No. 1 (2014): 1-52. (2014)

"Efficiency Analysis of Cournot Competition in Service Industries with Congestion." Perakis, Georgia and Wei Sun. Management Science Vol. 60, No. 11 (2014): 2684-2700. (2014)

"A Continuous Knapsack Problem with Separable Convex Utilities: Approximation Algorithms and Applications." Levi, Retsef, Georgia Perakis and Gonzalo Romero. Operations Research Letters Vol. 42, No. 5 (2014): 367-373. (2014)

"Competition and Externalities in Green Technology Adoption." Maxine Cohen, Georgia Perakis and Charles Thraves. In Refereed Proceedings of MSOM Conference 2014. Seattle, WA: June 2014.

"Business Analytics for Flexible Resource Allocation under Random Emergencies." Angalakudati, Mallik, Siddharth Balwani, Jorge Calzada, Bikram Chatterjee, Georgia Perakis, Nicolas Raad and Joline Uichanco. Management Science Vol 60, No. 6 (2014): 1552-1573. (2014)

"Efficient Formulations for Multi-Product Construed Pricing under Attraction Demand Models." Keller, Philipp W., Retsef Levi and Georgia Perakis. Mathematical Programming Vol. 145, No. 1-2 (2012): 223-261. (2014)

"Improving Emergency Storm Planning Using Machine Learning." Malikarjun Angalakudati, Jorge Calzada, Vivek Farias, Jonathan Gonynor, Matthieu Monsch, Anna Papush, Georgia Perakis, Nicolas Raad, Jeremy Schein, Cheryl Warren, Sean Whipple and John Williams. In Refereed Proceedings of MSOM Conference 2014. Seattle, WA: June 2014.

"On the Effectiveness of Uniform Subsidies in Increasing Market Consumption." Retsef Levi, Georgia Perakis and Gonzalo Romero. 

(2014)

“Optimization Models and Insights for Promotion Planning.” Maxine Cohen, Kiran Panchamgam, Georgia Perakis and Anthony Smith. In Refereed Proceedings of MSOM Conference 2014. Seattle, WA: June 2014.

"Optimizing Purchasing and Handling Costs for Supply Chain Procurement." Bradley Genser, Retsef Levi, Georgia Perakis and Gonzalo Romero. In Refereed Proceedings of MSOM Conference 2014. Seattle, WA: June 2014.

"Pricing Contracts between Healthcare Systems." Fernando Bravo, Retsef Levi, Georgia Perakis and Gonzalo Romero. In Refereed Proceedings of MSOM Conference 2014. Seattle, WA: June 2014.

“Risk-Sharing Pricing Contracts in B2B Service Supply Chains.” Bravo, Fernanda, Gonzalo Romero, Retsef Levi and Georgia Perakis, Working Paper. 2014.

"Bounded Rationality in Strategic Interactions." Basak Kalkanci and Georgia Perakis. In Refereed Proceedings of MSOM Conference 2013. Fontainebleau, France: July 2013.

"Business Analytics for Flexible Scheduling of Service Operations Under Random Emergencies." Mallik Angalakudati, Siddharth Balwani, Jorge Calzada, Bikram Chatterjee, Georgia Perakis, Nicolas Raad and Joline Uichanco. In Refereed Proceedings of MSOM Conference 2013. Fontainebleau, France: July 2013.

“Co-payment Allocation in Imperfect Markets.” Retsef Levi, Georgia Perakis and Gonzalo Romero. In Proceedings of MSOM Conference 2013. Fontainebleau, France: July 2013.

"Designing Subsidies with Industry Response: Commitment vs Flexibility." Maxine Cohen, Jonathan Chemama, Rueben Lobel and Georgia Perakis. In Refereed Proceedings of MSOM Conference 2013. Fontainebleau, France: July 2013.

"The Effectiveness of Uniform Subsidies to Incentivize Demand". Retsef Levi, Georgia Perakis and Gonzalo Romero. In Refereed Proceedings of MSOM Conference 2013. Fontainebleau, France: July 2013.

"The Impact of Optimization on Promotion Planning, Revenue Management." Maxine Cohen, Zachary Leung, Kiran Panchamgam, Georgia Perakis and Anthony Smith. In Refereed Proceedings of MSOM Conference 2013. Fontainebleau, France: July 2013.

"Allocating Subsidies to Minimize a Commodity's Market Price A Network Design Approach." Retsef Levi, Georgia Perakis and Gozalo Romero. In Refereed Proceedings of MSOM Conference 2012. New York, NY: June 2012.

"Designing Consumer Subsidies with Industry Response for Green Technology Adoption." Maxine Cohen, Rueben Lobel and Georgia Perakis. In Refereed Proceedings of MSOM Conference 2012. New York, NY: June 2012.

"Designing Subsidies with Industry Response Dynamics; Commitment vs Flexibility." Maxine Cohen, Rueben Lobel and Georgia Perakis. In Refereed Proceedings of MSOM Conference 2012. New York, NY: June 2012.

"Efficiency Analysis for Service Industries with Nonlinear Demand and Congestion Effects." Georgia Perakis and Wei Sun. In Refereed Proceedings of MSOM Conference 2012. New York, NY: June 2012.

"Efficiency of Joint-ventures in the Healthcare Industry." Retsef Levi, Georgia Perakis, Cong Shi and Wei Sun. In Refereed Proceedings of MSOM Conference 2012. New York, NY: June 2012.

"Efficient Scheduling of Operations Under Uncertainty: The Case of a US Gas Utility Company." Mallik Angalakudati, Siddharth Balwani, Jorge Calzada, Bikram Chatterjee, Georgia Perakis, Nicolas Raad and Joline Uichanco. In Refereed Proceedings of MSOM Conference 2012. New York, NY: June 2012.

"Generalized Quantity Competition for Multiple Products and Loss of Efficiency." Kluberg, Jonathan and Georgia Perakis. Operations Research Vol. 60, No 2 (2012): 335-350. (2012)

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

"Alleviating Travel Delay Uncertainties in Traffic Assignment and Traffic Equilibrium." Georgia Perakis. In Proceedings of the 2012 NSF Design and Manufacturing Grantees Conference. Boston, MA: 2012.

"On the Efficiency of Price Competition." Farahat, Amr and Georgia Perakis. Operations Research Letters Vol. 39, No. 6 (2011): 414– 418. (2011)

"Alleviating Travel Delay Uncertainties in Traffic Assignment and Traffic Equilibrium." Georgia Perakis. In Proceedings of the 2011 NSF Design and Manufacturing Grantees Conference. Atlanta, GA: June 2011.

"Congestion Pricing for Service Industries." Georgia Perakis and Wei Sun. In Refereed Proceedings of MSOM Conference 2011. Ann Arbor, MI: June 2011.

"Consumer Rebates for Solar Technology Adoption." Maxine Cohen, Rueben Lobel and Georgia Perakis. In Refereed Proceedings of MSOM Conference 2011. Ann Arbor, MI: June 2011.

"Dynamic Pricing and Equilibrium Outcomes." Georgia Perakis, Vivek Farias and Matthieu Monsch. In Refereed Proceedings of MSOM Conference 2011. Ann Arbor, MI: June 2011.

"First-order Spread Information for Minimax Regret Inventory Problems." Retsef Levi, Georgia Perakis and Joline Uichanco. In Refereed Proceedings of MSOM Conference 2011. Ann Arbor, MI: June 2011.

"Markdown Pricing for a Fashion e-Tailer; the Impact of Returning Customers." Pavithra Harsha, Ngai-Hang Leung and Georgia Perakis. In Refereed Proceedings of MSOM Conference 2011. Ann Arbor, MI: June 2011.

Menu Pricing Competition and a Common Agency with Informed Principals." Hamid Nazerzadeh and Georgia Perakis. In EC'11 Proceedings of the 12th ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce. San Jose, CA: June 2011.

"Menu Pricing Competition when Suppliers' Capacities are Private Information." Hamid Nazerzadeh and Georgia Perakis. In Refereed Proceedings of MSOM Conference 2011. Ann Arbor, MI: June 2011.

"Price of Anarchy and its Applications." Georgia Perakis. In Proceedings of the 2011 NSF Design and Manufacturing, Grantees Conference. Atlanta, GA: June 2011.

"Regret Optimization for stochastic Inventory Models with Spread Information." Retsef Levi, Georgia Perakis and Joline Uichanco. In Proceedings of MSOM Conference 2011. Ann Arbor, MI: June 2011.

"A Comparison of Bertrand and Cournot Profits in Oligopolies with Differentiated Products." Farahat, Amr and Georgia Perakis. Operations Research Vol. 59, No. 2 (2011): 507-513. (2011)

"Dynamic Pricing and Inventory Control: Robust vs. Stochastic Uncertainty Models; a Computational Study." Adida, Elodie and Georgia Perakis. Annals of Operations Research Vol. 181, No. 1 (2010): 125-157. (2010)

"A Nonnegative Extension of the Affine Demand Function and Equilibrium Analysis for Multiproduct Price Competition." Farahat, Amr and Georgia Perakis. Operations Research Letters Vol. 38, No. 4 (2010): 280-286. (2010)

"Congestion Pricing for Airport Efficiency." Georgia Perakis and Wei Sun. In Proceedings of The Triennial Symposium on Transportation Analysis (TRISTAN VII). Tromsø, Norway: June 2010.

"Consumer Choice Model for Forecasting Demand and Designing Subsidies for Solar Technology." Rueben Lobel and Georgia Perakis. In Refereed Proceedings of MSOM Conference 2010, edited by Yale T. Herer. Israel: June 2010.

"Efficient Formulations for Constrained Pricing under Attraction Demand Models." Philipp Keller, Retsef Levi and Georgia Perakis. In Refereed Proceedings of MSOM Conference 2010, edited by Yale T. Herer. Israel: June 2010.

"Loss of Coordination in a Competitive Supply Chain with Endogenous Pricing." Georgia Perakis and Wei Sun.  In Refereed Proceedings of MSOM Conference 2010, edited by Yale T. Herer. Israel: June 2010.

"The Data-Driven Newsvendor Problem: New Bounds and Insights." Retsef Levi, Georgia Perakis and Joline Uichanco. In Refereed Proceedings of MSOM Conference 2010, edited by Yale T. Herer. Israel: June 2010.

"Tractable Markdown Optimization Under Uncertainty." Georgia Perakis and Pavithra Harsha.  In Refereed Proceedings of MSOM Conference 2010, edited by Yale T. Herer. Israel: June 2010.

"Dynamic Pricing and Inventory Control with no Backorders; Uncertainty and Competition." Adida, Elodie and Georgia Perakis. Operations Research Vol. 58, No. 2 (2010): 289– 302. (2010)

"Robust Controls for Network Revenue Management." Perakis, Georgia and Guillaume Roels. MSOM Vol. 12 , No. 1 (2010): 56-76. (2010)

"A Dynamic Travel Time Models for Spillback." Kachani, Soulaymane and Georgia Perakis. Networks and Spatial Economics Vol9, No. 4 (2009): 595-618. (2009)

"A Pricing Contract to Reduce Congestion and Improve Efficiency in Airports." Georgia Perakis and Wei Sun. In RefereedProceedings of MSOM Conference 2009. Cambridge, MA: June 2009.

"Loss of Welfare in Deregulated Markets: An Oligopolistic Cournot Competition Model." Georgia Perakis and Jonathan Kluberg. In Refereed Proceedings of MSOM Conference 2009. Cambridge, MA: June 2009.

"Network Dynamic Pricing through Scenario Based Optimization." Georgia Perakis and Rueben Lobel. In Refereed Proceedings of MSOM Conference 2009. Cambridge, MA: June 2009.

"Alleviating Travel Delay Uncertainties in Traffic Assignment and Traffic Equilibrium." Georgia Perakis. In Proceedings of the 2009 NSF Design and Manufacturing Grantees Conference. Honolulu, HI: June 2009.

"Price of Anarchy and its Applications." Georgia Perakis. In Proceedings of the 2009 NSF Design and Manufacturing Grantees Conference. Honolulu, HI: June 2009.

“Optimal Bidding in Online Auctions.” Bertsimas, Dimitris, Jeffrey Hawkins and Georgia Perakis. Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management Vol. 8, No. 1 (2009): 21–41. (2009)

"Profit Loss in Differentiated Oligopolies." Farahat, Amr and Georgia Perakis. Operations Research Letters Vol. 37, No. 1 (2009): 43-46. (2009)

"A Generalized Cournot Competition for Multiple Products and Price of Anarchy." Jonathan Kluberg and Georgia Perakis. In 2008 46th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing. Urbana-Champaign, IL: September 2008.

"Multiperiod Models with Capacities in Competitive Supply Chain." Perakis, Georgia and Marina Zaretsky. Production and Operations Management Journal, Vol. 17, No. 4 (2008): 439-454. (2008)

"A Comparison of Price and Quantity Competition in Oligopolies with Differentiated Products." Amr Farahat and Georgia Perakis. In Refereed Proceedings for the MSOM Conference. College Park, MD: June 2008.

"Regret in the Newsvendor Problem with Partial Information." Perakis, Georgia and Guillaume Roels. Operations Research Vol. 56, No. 1 (2008): 188-203. (2008)

"A Nonlinear Continuous Time Optimal Control Model of Dynamic Pricing and Inventory Control with No Backorders." Adida, Elodie and Georgia Perakis. Naval Research Logistics Vol. 54, No. 7 (2007): 767 - 795. (2007)

"The Price of Anarchy in Supply Chains; Quantifying the Efficiency of Price-Only Contracts." Perakis, Georgia and Guillaume Roels. Management Science Vol. 53, No. 8 (2007): 1249-1268.  (2007)

"Modeling the Transient Nature of Dynamic Pricing with Demand Learning in a Competitive Environment." Kachani, Soulaymane, Georgia Perakis and Carine Simon. In Network Science, Nonlinear Science and Infrastructure Systems, edited by Terry L. Friesz, 223-267. New York, NY: Springer, 2007.

"The Anticipatory Route Guidance Problem: Formulations, Analysis and Computational Results." Jon Bottom, Georgia Perakis and Soulaymane Kachani. In Proceedings of The Triennial Symposium on Transportation Analysis (TRISTAN VI). Phuket, Thailand: June 2007.

"An Analytical Model for Traffic Delays and the Dynamic User-Equilibrium Problem." Perakis, Georgia and Guillaume Roels. Operations Research Vol. 54, No. 6 (2006): 1151-1171.  (2006)

"Solving Asymmetric Variational Inequalities via Convex Optimization." Aghassi, Michele, Dimitris Bertsimas and Georgia Perakis. Operations Research Letters Vol. 34, No. 5 (2006): 481–490. (2006)

"A Robust Optimization Approach to Dynamic Pricing and Inventory Control with No Backorders." Adida, Elodie and Georgia Perakis. Mathematical Programming Vol. 107, No. 1 (2006): 97-129. (2006)

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

"A Robust SQP Method for Mathematical Programs with Linear Complementarity Constraints." Liu, Xinwei, Georgia Perakis and Jie Sun. Journal of Computational Optimization and Applications Vol. 34, No. (2006): 5-33. (2006)

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

"Dynamic Pricing: A Learning Approach." Bertsimas, Dimitris and Georgia Perakis. In Models for Congestion Charging/Network Pricing, edited by Siriphong Lawphongpanich, Donald W. Hearn and Michael J. Smith, 45-79. New York, NY: Springer 2006.

"Solving Variational Inequality and Fixed Point Problems by Line Searches and Potential Optimization." Magnanti, Thomas L. and Georgia Perakis. Mathematical Programming Vol. 101, No. 3 (2004): 435 – 461. (2004)

"An Analytical Model for Traffic Delays." Georgia Perakis and Guillaume Roels. In Proceedings of The Triennial Symposium on Transportation Analysis (TRISTAN V). Le Gosier, Guadeloupe: June 2004.

"Leveraging Traffic Flow Modeling and Game Theory for Pricing and Logistical Systems." Soulaymane Kachani and Georgia Perakis. In Proceedings of The Triennial Symposium on Transportation Analysis (TRISTAN V). Le Gosier, Guadeloupe: June 2004.

"User Equilibrium versus System Optimum in Transportation when Costs are Non-separable and Asymmetric." Georgia Perakis. In Proceedings of The Triennial Symposium on Transportation Analysis (TRISTAN V). Le Gosier, Guadeloupe: June 2004.

"Competitive Multi-period Pricing with Fixed Inventories." Anshul Sood and Georgia Perakis. In Proceedings of the 4th Annual Symposium of the Singapore, MIT Alliance Program. Singapore: January 2004.

"The Price of Anarchy when Costs are Non-separable and Asymmetric." Perakis, Georgia. In Integer Programming and Combinatorial Optimization: 10th International IPCO Conference Proceedings, edited by Daniel Bienstock and George Nemhauser, 46-58. Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag, 2004.

"Applications of Fluid Modeling in Distribution Systems," Perakis, Georgia and S. Kachani. In Innovations in Financial and Economic Networks, edited by Anna Nagurney. Northampton, MA: December 2003. (2003)

"A Fluid Model for the Anticipatory Route Guidance Problem." Jon Bottom, Georgia Perakis and Soulaymane Kachani. In Proceedings of 10th IFAC Symposium on Control in Transportation Systems. Tokyo, Japan: August 2003.

"Fluid Dynamics Models for Traffic and Pricing." Soulaymane Kachani and Georgia Perakis. In Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Symposium of the Singapore, MIT Alliance Program. Singapore: January 2003.

"A Fluid Model for the Anticipatory Route Guidance Problem." Georgia Perakis and Soulaymane Kachani. In Proceedings of Conference on Pricing Research. Ithaca, NY: September 2002.

"A Simulation Approach for Determining Path Travel Times in Dynamic Transportation Networks." G.C. Lin, Boo Cheong Khoo, Jaime Peraire and Georgia Perakis. In Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Symposium of the Singapore MIT Alliance Program. Singapore: January 2002.

"Dynamic Phenomena in Transportation and Related Systems." Georgia Perakis. In Proceedings of the 2002 NSF Design and Manufacturing Grantees Conference. San Juan, PR: January 2002.

"Dynamic Pricing in a Competitive Environment." Anshul Sood and Georgia Perakis. In Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Symposium of the Singapore MIT Alliance Program. January 2002.

"Optimal Bidding in On-line Auctions." Dimitris Bertsimas, Jeff Hawkins and Georgia Perakis. In Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Symposium of the Singapore MIT Alliance Program. Singapore: January 2002.

"Computing Fixed Points by Averaging." Magnanti, Thomas L. and Georgia Perakis. In Transportation and Network Analysis– Current Trends, edited by Patrice Marcotte, Marcotte Gendreau, 181-198. New York, NY: Springer US, 2002.

"Second-order Fluid Dynamics Models for Travel Times in Dynamic Transportation Networks." Soulaymane Kachani and Georgia Perakis. In 2001 IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Proceedings, edited by Bill Stone. Oakland, CA: August 2001.

"Travel Times in Dynamic Transportation Networks; A Fluid Dynamics Approach." Soulaymane Kachani and Georgia Perakis. In Proceedings of The Triennial Symposium on Transportation Analysis (TRISTAN IV), edited by Angel Corberan. Azores Islands, Portugal: June 2001.

A New Algebraic Geometry Algorithm for Integer Programming." Bertsimas, Dimitris, Georgia Perakis and Sridhar Tayur. Management Science Vol. 46, No. 7 (2000): 999-1008. (2000)

"From Frank-Wolfe to Steepest Descent; A Descent Framework for Solving Asymmetric Variational Inequalities." Thomas Magnanti and Georgia Perakis. In Proceedings of the 1999 NSF Design and Manufacturing Grantees Conference. Long Beach, CA: January 1999.

"Averaging with Well-behaved Maps for Finding Fixed Points." Marina Epelman, Thomas Magnanti and Georgia Perakis. In Proceedings of the 1998 NSF Design and Manufacturing Grantees Conference. Monterrey, Mexico: January 1998.

"Averaging schemes for variational inequalities and systems of equations." Magnanti, Thomas L. and Geogia Perakis. Mathematics of Operations Research Vol. 22, No. 3 (1997): 568-587. (1997)

"The Orthogonality Theorem and the Strong-f-Monotonicity Condition for Variational Inequality Algorithms." Magnanti, Thomas L. and Georgia Perakis. SIAM Journal on Optimization Vol. 7, No. 1 (1997): 248-273. ‚Äč (1997)

"A Unifying Geometric Solution Framework and Complexity Analysis for Variational Inequalities." Magnanti, Thomas L. and Georgia Perakis. Mathematical Programming Vol. 71, No. 3 (1995): 327-352. (1995)

"Solving Fixed Point and Variational Inequality Problems: Complexity, Convergence Conditions, and Averaging Methods." Thomas Magnanti and Georgia Perakis. In Proceedings of the 1995 NSF Design and Manufacturing Grantees Conference. La Jolla, CA: January 1995.

"Geometric, Interior Point and Classical Methods for Solving Finite Dimensional Variational Inequality Problems" Perakis, Georgia. PhD diss., Brown University, 1993.

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