Joann de Zegher


Joann de Zegher


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.



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

de Zegher, Joann F., Dan A. Iancu, and Hau L. Lee. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. Forthcoming. Online Appendix.

"Do Policies with Limited Enforcement Reduce Harm? Evidence from Transshipment Bans."

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

"Crowdsourcing Information in Informal Supply Chains."

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

"Do Demand-supply Mismatches in Labor Drive Human Trafficking and 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, 2019.

"Experimental Evidence of Effective Distribution Models."

de Zegher, Joann, Sergio Camelo, and Dan Iancu, MIT Sloan Working Paper 5889-19. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, 2019.

"Matching in Informal Smallholder Supply Chains."

Camelo, Sergio, Joann de Zegher, Dan Iancu, and Daniela Saban, MIT Sloan Working Paper 5744-18. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, December 2018.

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