Seminars: Spring 2008

All seminars will be held on Tuesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in E51-063 (unless otherwise announced).

Date Speaker & Title
Feb 12 Richard Lai
Is Inventory's Fiscal Year End Effect Caused by Sales Timing? A Test Using a Natural Experiment from Germany (PDF)
Feb 19 Bersimas student 1
Optimizing the operations in the emergency department at the Beth Israel hospital
Feb 26 Jonathan Kluberg
TBD
Mar 4 Soulaymane Kachani
TBD
Mar 11 Tor Schoenmeyr
Strategic Safety Stocks in Systems with Dynamic Forecasts
Mar 18 SIP — no seminar
Mar 25 Spring Break
Apr 1 Retsef Levi
TBA
Apr 8 Charles Fine
TBD
Apr 10 Ludo Van der Heyden
A Model of Fair Process and Its Limits (PDF)
Why Fairness Matters (PDF)
Apr 15 Nico Stier
TBD
Apr 22 Patriot's Day — no seminar
Apr 29 Maurice Queyranne
Strategic Distribution System Design in Online Retailing
May 6 Rob Freund
TBD
May 13 Bersimas student 2
Different approaches for optimizing the operations at call centers

Updated Feb. 5, 2008

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Center for eBusiness at MIT
Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS)
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