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    • An Analysis of Pricing and Leadtime Policies within the Marketing/Operations Interface 

      Pekgun-Cakmak, Pelin (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-11-14)
      In this thesis, we analyze the impact of the decentralization of price and leadtime decisions made by the marketing and production departments, respectively, in a make-to-order firm. We first study a monopoly environment, ...
    • Applications of Decision Analysis to Health Care 

      Hagtvedt, Reidar (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-12-06)
      This dissertation deals with three problems in health care. In the first, we consider the incentives to change prices and capital levels at hospitals, using optimal control under the assumption that private payers charge ...
    • Arbitrage pricing theory and the term structure of interest rates 

      Ehrhardt, Michael Clyde (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1984-05)
    • Designing pricing mechanisms in the presence of rational customers with multi-unit demands 

      Gulcu, Altan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-01-09)
      First, we analyze the optimal design of a markdown pricing mechanism with preannounced prices. In the presence of limited supply, buyers who choose to purchase at a lower price may face a scarcity in supply. Our focus is ...
    • The Effect of Competition on Recovery Strategies (ed.1) 

      Ferguson, Mark E.; Toktay, L. Beril (2005-01-13)
      Manufacturers often face a choice of whether to recover the value in their end-of-life products through remanufacturing. In many cases, firms choose not to remanufacture, as they are (rightly) concerned that the remanufactured ...
    • The Effect of Competition on Recovery Strategies (ed.2) 

      Ferguson, Mark E.; Toktay, L. Beril (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-07)
      Manufacturers often face a choice of whether to recover the value in their end-of-life products through remanufacturing. In many cases, firms choose not to remanufacture, as they are (rightly) concerned that the ...
    • The Effect of Competition on Recovery Strategies (ed.3) 

      Ferguson, Mark E.; Toktay, L. Beril (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-11)
      Manufacturers often face a choice of whether to recover the value in their end-of-life products through remanufacturing. In many cases, firms choose not to remanufacture, as they are (rightly) concerned that the ...
    • Forecasting paper industry prices in the United States : the economic determinants of market pricing 

      Kerschner, Stacie J. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1998-05)
    • How Should a Firm Manage Deteriorating Inventory? (ed.2) 

      Ferguson, Mark E.; Koenigsberg, Oded (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-06-12)
      Firms selling goods whose quality level deteriorates over time often face difficult decisions when unsold inventory remains. Since the leftover product is often perceived to be of lower quality than the new product, ...
    • How Should a Firm Manage Deteriorating Inventory? (ed.1) 

      Ferguson, Mark E.; Koenigsberg, Oded (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004-09-14)
      Firms selling goods whose quality level deteriorates over time often face difficult decisions when unsold inventory remains. Since the leftover product is often perceived to be of lower quality than the new product, ...
    • How Should a Firm Manage Deteriorating Inventory? (ed.3) 

      Ferguson, Mark E.; Koenigsberg, Oded (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-12-15)
      Firms selling goods whose quality level deteriorates over time often face difficult decisions when unsold inventory remains. Since the leftover product is often perceived to be of lower quality than the new product, ...
    • The "Killer Application" of Revenue Management: Harrah’s Cherokee Casino & Hotel (ed. 2) 

      Ferguson, Mark E.; Metters, Richard; Crystal, Carolyn Roberts (2008-01-11)
      Harrah’s Cherokee Casino and Hotel is an extreme and unusual example of revenue management techniques. Typical revenue management installations yield revenue enhancements of 3-7%. Harrah’s, chainwide, has seen 15% improvements, ...
    • Optimal Pricing for a Service Facility with Congestion Penalties 

      Maoui, Idriss (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-04-06)
      We consider the optimal pricing problem in a service facility in order to maximize its long-run average profit per unit time. We model the facility as a queueing process that may have finite or infinite capacity. Customers ...
    • Pricing Network Resources for Differentiated Service Networks 

      Yang, Weilai (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004-04-12)
      We developed a price-based resource allocation scheme for Differentiated Service (DiffServ) data networks. The DiffServ framework was proposed to provide multiple QoS classes over IP networks. Since the provider supports ...
    • Procurement in Truckload Transportation 

      Kuyzu, Gultekin (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-20)
      We address a number of operational challenges encountered in two emerging types of practices in the procurement of truckload transportation services: collaboration and auctions. The main objective in these two types of ...
    • Revenue Management and the Analytics Explosion: Perspectives from Industry Experts 

      Ferguson, Mark E.; Garrow, Laurie (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-01-11)
      On October 2-3, 2007, the third annual Revenue Management and Price Optimization conference was held at the Georgia Institute of Technology. The conference explored how multiple factors, including fragmentation of customer ...
    • The Role of Pricing Strategy in Market Defense 

      Uslay, Can (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-04-13)
      The price variable is among the most powerful instruments in the arsenal of the executives to achieve entry deterrence objectives. There are two main pricing strategies that firms may use to defend against a competitive ...
    • Study of demand models and price optimization performance 

      Lee, Seonah (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-11-14)
      Accurately representing the price-demand relationship is critical for the success of a price optimization system. This research first uses booking data from 28 U.S. hotels to investigate the validity of two key assumptions ...
    • Theoretical Results and Applications Related to Dimension Reduction 

      Chen, Jie (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-11-01)
      To overcome the curse of dimensionality, dimension reduction is important and necessary for understanding the underlying phenomena in a variety of fields. Dimension reduction is the transformation of high-dimensional ...
    • Water Pricing in Georgia 

      Jordan, Jeffrey L.; Elnagheeb, Abdelmoeim H. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Natural Resources, 1993-04)