Selected Publications

a. Statistical Learning in Operations
Bastani H., Simchi-Levi D., Zhu R..  2021.  Meta Dynamic Pricing: Transfer Learning Across Experiments.. Management Science—Special Issue on Data-Driven Prescriptive Analytics. a. Statistical Learning in Operations
Ma W., Simchi-Levi D..  2021.  Reaping the Benefits of Bundling under High Production Costs.. To appear in Proceedings of the 24nd International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics, AISTATS.. a. Statistical Learning in Operations
Nambiar M., Simchi-Levi D., Wang H..  2020.  Dynamic Inventory Allocation with Demand Learning for Seasonal Goods.. Production and Operations Management, Special Issue to Honor Professor Hau Lee, Editor Christopher S. Tang. a. Statistical Learning in Operations
Cheung WC, Simchi-Levi D, Zhu R.  2020.  Hedging the Drift: Learning to Optimize under Non-Stationarity. Management Science—Special Issue on Data-Driven Prescriptive Analytics. a. Statistical Learning in Operations
Wang Y, Chen B, Simchi-Levi D.  2020.  Multi-Modal Dynamic Pricing. Management Science. a. Statistical Learning in Operations
Jin R, Simchi-Levi D, Wang L, Wang X, Yang S.  2020.  Shrinking the Upper Confidence Bound: A Dynamic Product Selection Problem for Urban Warehouses. Management Science. a. Statistical Learning in Operations
Chen X, Owen Z, Pixton C, Simchi-Levi D.  2020.  A Statistical Learning Approach to Personalization in Revenue Management. Management Science. a. Statistical Learning in Operations
Cheung W.C, Simchi-Levi D., Zhu R.  2020.  Reinforcement Learning for Non-Stationary Markov Decision Processes: The Blessing of (More) Optimism. ICML 2020. a. Statistical Learning in Operations
Bu J, Simchi-Levi D, Xu Y.  2020.  Online Pricing with Offline Data: Phase Transition and Inverse Square Law. ICML 2020. a. Statistical Learning in Operations
Ma W, Simchi-Levi D, Zhao J.  2020.  Dynamic Pricing (and Assortment) under a Static Calendar. Management Science. a. Statistical Learning in Operations
Ma W, Simchi-Levi D.  2019.  Algorithms for Online Matching, Assortment, and Pricing with Tight Weight-Dependent Competitive Ratios. Operations Research. a. Statistical Learning in Operations
Simchi-Levi D, Xu Y.  2019.  Phase Transitions and Cyclic Phenomena in Bandits with Switching Constraints. NeurIPS 2019. a. Statistical Learning in Operations
Cheung W.C, Simchi-Levi D, Zhu R.  2019.  Learning to Optimize under Non-Stationarity. AISTATS 2019. a. Statistical Learning in Operations
Cheung W.C, Simchi-Levi D.  2019.  Sampling-based Approximation Schemes for Capacitated Stochastic Inventory Control Models. Mathematics of Operations Research. a. Statistical Learning in Operations
Nambiar M, Simchi-Levi D, Wang H.  2019.  Dynamic Learning and Pricing with Model Misspecification. Management Science. a. Statistical Learning in Operations
Ferreira J.K, Simchi-Levi D, Wang H.  2018.  Online Network Revenue Management using Thompson Sampling. Operations Research. 66(6) a. Statistical Learning in Operations
Allen-Zhu Z, Simchi-Levi D, Wang X.  2018.  The Lingering of Gradients: How to Reuse Gradients Over Time. NeurIPS 2018. (31) a. Statistical Learning in Operations
Zhao Y, Fang X, Simchi-Levi D.  2017.  Uplift Modeling with Multiple Treatments and General Response Types. SIAM Data Mining 2017. a. Statistical Learning in Operations
Cheung W.C, Simchi-Levi D, Wang H.  2017.  Dynamic Pricing and Demand Learning with Limited Price Experimentation. Operations Research. 65(6) a. Statistical Learning in Operations
Ferreira J.K, Lee A.BH, Simchi-Levi D.  2016.  Analytics for an Online Retailer: Demand Forecasting and Price Optimization. Manufacturing and Service Operations Management. 18(1) a. Statistical Learning in Operations
Klabjan D, Simchi-Levi D, Song M.  2013.  Robust Stochastic Lot-Sizing by Means of Histograms. Production and Operations Management. 22 a. Statistical Learning in Operations
b. Supply Chain: Flexibility
Simchi-Levi D, Wang H, Wei Y.  2018.  Increasing Supply Chain Robustness Through Process Flexibility and Inventory. Production and Operations Management. 27(8) b. Supply Chain: Flexibility
Simchi-Levi D, Wei Y.  2014.  Worst-case Analysis of Process Flexibility Designs. Operations Research. 63(1) b. Supply Chain: Flexibility
Simchi-Levi D, Wei Y.  2012.  Understanding the Performance of the Long Chain and Sparse Designs in Process Flexibility. Operations Research. 60 b. Supply Chain: Flexibility
c. Supply Chain: Risk Management
Simchi-Levi D, Trichakis N, Zhang P Y.  2019.  Designing Response Supply Chain against Bioattacks. Operations Research. c. Supply Chain: Risk Management
Gao SYini, Simchi-Levi D, Teo C-P, Yan Z.  2018.  Disruption Risk Mitigation in Supply Chains - The Risk Exposure Index Revisited. Operations Research. c. Supply Chain: Risk Management
Bidkhori H, Simchi-Levi D, Wei Y.  2016.  Analyzing Process Flexibility: A Distribution-free Approach with Partial Expectations.. Operations Research Letters. 44(3) c. Supply Chain: Risk Management
Simchi-Levi D, Schmidt W, Wei Y, Zhang P Y, Combs K, Ge Y, Gusikhin O, Sanders M, Zhang D.  2015.  Identifying Risks and Mitigating Disruptions in the Automotive Supply Chain. Interfaces. 45(5) c. Supply Chain: Risk Management
Simchi-Levi D, Schmidt W, Wei Y.  2014.  From Superstorms to Factory Fires: Managing Unpredictable Supply Chain Disruptions. Harvard Business Review. c. Supply Chain: Risk Management
d. Inventory-Pricing Optimization
Chen X, Simchi-Levi D.  2006.  Coordinating Inventory Control and Pricing Strategies with Random Demand and Fixed Ordering Cost: The Continuous Review Model. Operations Research Letters. 36 d. Inventory-Pricing Optimization
Chen X, Simchi-Levi D.  2004.  Coordinating Inventory Control and Pricing Strategies with Random Demand and Fixed Ordering Cost: The Infinite Horizon Case. Mathematics of Operations Research. 29 d. Inventory-Pricing Optimization
Chen X, Simchi-Levi D.  2004.  Coordinating Inventory Control and Pricing Strategies with Random Demand and Fixed Ordering Cost: The Finite Horizon Case. Operations Research. 52 d. Inventory-Pricing Optimization
e. Inventory Management
Halman N, Klabjan D, Mostagir M, Orlin J, Simchi-Levi D.  2009.  A Fully Polynomial Time Approximation Scheme for Single-item Stochastic Lot-sizing Problems with Discrete Demand. Mathematics of Operations Research. 34 e. Inventory Management
Chen X, Sim M, Simchi-Levi D, Sun P.  2007.  Risk Aversion in Inventory Management. Operations Research. 55 e. Inventory Management
Magnanti TL, Shen Z-JMax, Shu J, Simchi-Levi D, Teo C-P.  2006.  Inventory Placement in Acyclic Supply Chain Networks. Operations Research Letters. 36 e. Inventory Management
Zhao Y, Simchi-Levi D.  2006.  Performance Analysis and Evaluation of Assemble-to-Order Systems with Stochastic Sequential Lead Times. Operations Research. 54 e. Inventory Management
f. Product Expiration
Akkas A, Gaur V, Simchi-Levi D.  2018.  Drivers of Product Expiration in Consumer-Packaged Goods Retailing. Management Science. f. Product Expiration
g. Supply Chain: Competition, Contracts and Negotiation
V de Albeniz M, Simchi-Levi D.  2013.  Supplier-Buyer Negotiation Games: Equilibrium Conditions and Supply Chain Efficiency. Production and Operations Management. 22 g. Supply Chain: Competition, Contracts and Negotiation
Pei P, Simchi-Levi D, Tunca T.I.  2011.  Sourcing Flexiility, Spot Trading and Procurement Contract Structure. Operations Research. 59 g. Supply Chain: Competition, Contracts and Negotiation
V de Albeniz M, Simchi-Levi D.  2009.  Competition in the Supply Option Market.. Operations Research. 57 g. Supply Chain: Competition, Contracts and Negotiation
h. Dynamic Programming
Johnson K, Simchi-Levi D, Sun P.  2014.  Analyzing Scrip Systems. Operations Research . 62(3) h. Dynamic Programming
Halman N, Klabjan D, Li C-L, Orlin J, Simchi-Levi D.  2014.  Fully Polynomial Time Approximation Schemes for Stochastic Dynamic Programs. SIAM Journal on Discrete Mathematics. 28(4) h. Dynamic Programming
Halman N, Orlin J, Simchi-Levi D.  2012.  Approximating the Nonlinear Newsvendor and Single-Item Stochastic Lot-sizing Problems When Data Is Given by an Oracle. Operations Research. 60 h. Dynamic Programming
i. Supply Chain: The Bullwhip Effect
Chen Y.F., Ryan J.K, Simchi-Levi D.  2000.  The Impact of Exponential Smoothing Forecasts on the Bullwhip Effect. Naval Research Logistics. 47 i. Supply Chain: The Bullwhip Effect
Chen Y.F., Drezner Z., Ryan J.K, Simchi-Levi D.  2000.  Quantifying the Bullwhip Effect in a Simple Supply Chain: The Impact of Forecasting, Lead Times and Information.. Management Science. 46 i. Supply Chain: The Bullwhip Effect
j. Vehicle Routing Problems
Bramel J., Simchi-Levi D.  1997.  On the Effectiveness of Set Covering Formulations for the Vehicle Routing Problem. Operations Research. 45 j. Vehicle Routing Problems
Bertsimas D., Simchi-Levi D.  1996.  The New Generation of Vehicle Routing Research: Robust Algorithms Addressing Uncertainty. Operations Research. 44 j. Vehicle Routing Problems
Bramel J., Simchi-Levi D.  1996.  Probabilistic Analysis and Practical Algorithms for the Vehicle Routing Problem with Time Windows. Operations Research. 44 j. Vehicle Routing Problems
Bramel J., Simchi-Levi D.  1995.  A Location Based Heuristic for General Routing Problems. Operations Research. 43 j. Vehicle Routing Problems
k. Healthcare
Chick S.E., Mamani H., Simchi-Levi D.  2013.  A Game Theoretic Model of International Influenza Vaccination Coordination. Management Science. 52 k. Healthcare
Chick S.E., Mamani H., Simchi-Levi D.  2008.  Supply Chain Coordination and Influenza Vaccination. Operations Research. 56 k. Healthcare
l. Finance
Huang K, Simchi-Levi D, Song M.  2011.  Optimal Market-Making with Risk Aversion. Operations Research. l. Finance
Lu Y, Ozdaglar A, Simchi-Levi D.  2010.  Stock Repurchase with an Adaptive Reservation Price: A Study of the Greedy Policy. Operations Research Letters. 29 l. Finance
m. Management Science
Hopp W., Simchi-Levi D..  2020.  Management Science: The Legacy of the Past and Challenge of the Future. Management Science. m. Management Science