Joann de Zegher

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Joann de Zegher is the Maurice F. Strong Career Development Professor and an Assistant Professor of Operations Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Her research focuses on the design of operational strategies, technological innovations and algorithms to advance social and environmental impact in informal, first-mile, and global supply chains.

She holds an MS in econometrics and management science from Erasmus University Rotterdam, and a PhD from Stanford University.

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"Are Bans Effective Despite Limited Enforcement? Evidence from High Seas Management."

Bastani, Hamsa, and Joann de Zegher, MIT Sloan Working Paper 5743-19. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, December 2019.

"Designing Contracts and Sourcing Channels to Create Shared Value."

de Zegher, Joann F., Dan A. Iancu, and Hau L. Lee. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management Vol. 21, No. 2 (2019): 271-289. Online Appendix.

"Crowdsourcing Market Information from Competitors."

de Zegher, Joann and Irene Lo, MIT Sloan Working Paper 5888-19. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, March 2019.

"Excess Demand for Unskilled Labor Drives Forced Labor. Evidence from Myanmar and Thailand."

de Zegher, Joann, B. Liu, Lisa Rende Taylor, and Mark Taylor, MIT Sloan Working Paper 5890-19. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, March 2019.

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