Retsef Levi

MIT Sloan School of Management - Operations Research Center

Robert N. Noyce Career Development Professor

100 Main Street

E62-416

Cambridge, MA 02142

United States

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

Assortment Optimization Under Consider-Then-Choose Choice Models

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 23 Jan 2020
Ali Aouad, Vivek F. Farias and Retsef Levi
London Business School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and MIT Sloan School of Management - Operations Research Center
Downloads 537 (52,673)
Citation 17

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Assortment optimization, dynamic programming, choice models, consider-then-choose

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The Approximability of Assortment Optimization Under Ranking Preferences

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2018
London Business School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, MIT Sloan School of Management - Operations Research Center and University of Haifa - Department of Statistics
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Assortment optimization, choice models, hardness of approximation, independent set, approximation algorithms

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Economically Motivated Adulteration in Farming Supply Chains

Forthcoming in Management Science
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2018
Retsef Levi, Somya Singhvi and Yanchong Zheng
MIT Sloan School of Management - Operations Research Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Economically motivated adulteration, farming supply chains, supply chain dispersion, traceability, testing sensitivity, quality risk, food safety, socially responsible operations

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Approximation Algorithms for Dynamic Assortment Optimization Models

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2018
Ali Aouad, Retsef Levi and Danny Segev
London Business School, MIT Sloan School of Management - Operations Research Center and University of Haifa - Department of Statistics
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Assortment Planning, Inventory Management, Choice Models, Dynamic Optimization, Approximation Algorithms, Submodularity

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Greedy-Like Algorithms for Dynamic Assortment Planning Under Multinomial Logit Preferences

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 05 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2017
Ali Aouad, Retsef Levi and Danny Segev
London Business School, MIT Sloan School of Management - Operations Research Center and University of Haifa - Department of Statistics
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assortment planning, dynamic substitution, approximation algorithms, submodularity.

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Unifying Agricultural Wholesale Markets: Impact on Market Prices and Farmers' Profitability

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, forthcoming. Preprint version
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 28 May 2019 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2019
MIT Sloan School of Management - Operations Research Center, Rashtriya e Market Services, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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poverty reduction, smallholder farmers, market reform, impact assessment, difference-in-differences, developing countries

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Artificial Shortage in Agricultural Supply Chains

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 27 May 2019
Retsef Levi, Somya Singhvi and Yanchong Zheng
MIT Sloan School of Management - Operations Research Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Artificial shortage, government interventions, shortage-induced anxiety, consumer welfare, agricultural supply chains, behavioral operations, socially responsible operations

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Strategic Capacity Planning Problems in Revenue Sharing Joint Ventures

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2019
Retsef Levi, Georgia Perakis, Cong Shi and Wei Sun
MIT Sloan School of Management - Operations Research Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering and IBM Corporation - Thomas J. Watson Research Center
Downloads 143 (210,866)
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capacity planning; joint venture; revenue sharing; game theory; efficiency; coordination

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Near-Optimal Algorithms for the Assortment Planning Problem Under Dynamic Substitution and Stochastic Demand

Operations Research, Forthcoming, MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5139-15
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2015
Vineet Goyal, Retsef Levi and Danny Segev
Columbia University - Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IEOR), MIT Sloan School of Management - Operations Research Center and University of Haifa - Department of Statistics
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assortment planning, dynamic substitution, polynomial time approximation schemes

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Provably Near-Optimal LP-Based Policies for Revenue Management in Systems with Reusable Resources

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4702-08
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 May 2008
Retsef Levi and Ana Radovanovic
MIT Sloan School of Management - Operations Research Center and IBM Corporation - Thomas J. Watson Research Center
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Revenue Management, Linear Programming, Approximation Algorithms, Asymptotic Optimality

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Stochastic Selection Problems with Testing

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Dec 2017
Weizmann Institute of Science, Weizmann Institute of Science, MIT Sloan School of Management - Operations Research Center and University of Rochester - Simon Business School
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Selection, Testing, Dynamic programming, Approximation algorithms, Myopic policies

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Supply Chain Network Analytics Guiding Food Regulatory Operational Policy

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 May 2019
MIT Sloan School of Management - Operations Research Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Operations Research Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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food safety, risk management, supply chains, networks, statistics

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Improving Farmers' Income on Online Agri-platforms: Design and Field Implementation of a Two-stage Auction

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2020
MIT Sloan School of Management - Operations Research Center, Rashtriya e Market Services, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Poverty reduction, smallholder farmers, auction design, field implementation, multi-method, difference-in-differences, developing countries

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Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Consumption: The Impact of Access and Value

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2019
MIT Sloan School of Management - Operations Research Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Operations Research Center and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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food access, food policy, matching, observational study

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Testing at the Source: Analytics-Enabled Risk-Based Sampling of Food Supply Chains in China

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2019
Zhejiang University - China Academy for Rural Development, MIT Sloan School of Management - Operations Research Center, Zhejiang University - China Academy for Rural Development, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Operations Research Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Zhejiang University - China Academy for Rural Development and Zhejiang University
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Food Safety, Supply Chain, Big Data, Analytics

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Optimal Interventions for Increasing Healthy Food Consumption Among Low Income Households

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Nov 2019
MIT Sloan School of Management - Operations Research Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Operations Research Center and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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An Adaptive SPT Rule for Scheduling and Testing Heterogeneous Jobs

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 Aug 2019
MIT Sloan School of Management - Operations Research Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and University of Rochester - Simon Business School
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Dynamic Programming, Maintenance, Diagnosis, Scheduling

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Food Safety and the Adoption of Traceability: Evidence from a Wholesale Market Field Survey in China

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 19 Dec 2019
Zhejiang University - China Academy for Rural Development, MIT Sloan School of Management - Operations Research Center, Zhejiang University - China Academy for Rural Development, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Operations Research Center and Zhejiang University - China Academy for Rural Development
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Food Safety, Traceability, Supply Chain, China, Wholesale Market