Ming Hu

University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management

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Scholarly Papers (80)

1.

Food Delivery Service and Restaurant: Friend or Foe?

Number of pages: 82 Posted: 23 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2021
Manlu Chen, Ming Hu and Jianfu Wang
Renmin University of China - School of Business, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and City University of Hong Kong
Downloads 2,635 (9,691)
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queueing economics, on-demand service platform, supply chain contracting, omnichannel operations

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Dynamic Type Matching

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2592622
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 11 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2020
Ming Hu and Yun Zhou
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and McMaster University - Michael G. DeGroote School of Business
Downloads 2,376 (11,434)
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dynamic matching, two-sided market, sharing economy, match-down-to policy, top-down matching, horizontally differentiated types, vertically differentiated types

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Price, Wage, and Fixed Commission in On-Demand Matching

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 10 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2020
Ming Hu and Yun Zhou
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and McMaster University - Michael G. DeGroote School of Business
Downloads 2,356 (11,568)
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Sharing economy, Two-sided pricing, Supply contract, Performance bound, On-demand matching, Crowdsourcing, Surge pricing, Uber

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Values of Traceability in Supply Chains

Forthcoming in Manufacturing & Service Operations Management
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 16 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2023
Yao Cui, Ming Hu and Jingchen Liu
Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Renmin University of China - School of Business
Downloads 1,373 (26,770)
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Blockchain, traceability, supply chain management, quality management, contracting

5.

NetEase Cloud Music Data

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 27 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2020
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, affiliation not provided to SSRN, NetEase Cloud Music, Inc. and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 1,366 (27,046)

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Data Competition, Platform Operations, Revenue Management

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Pricing and Matching with Forward-Looking Buyers and Sellers

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2859864
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 27 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2018
Yiwei Chen and Ming Hu
Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 1,186 (33,207)
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Sharing Economy, Two-Sided Market, Forward-Looking Customers, Pricing, Matching, Mechanism Design, Asymptotic Optimality

7.

Product and Pricing Decisions in Crowdfunding

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2405552
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2014
Ming Hu, Xi Li and Mengze Shi
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, The University of Hong Kong - School of Business and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Marketing
Downloads 1,144 (34,912)
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crowdfunding; product line design; price discrimination

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Demand Pooling in Omnichannel Operations

Management Science, forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 14 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2020
Ming Hu, Xiaolin Xu, Weili Xue and Yi Yang
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Nanjing University, Southeast University - School of Economics and Management and School of Management, Zhejiang University
Downloads 1,049 (39,490)
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omnichannel, retailing, channel management, inventory management

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Shared Lodging and Customer Preference: Theory and Empirical Evidence from Airbnb

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2020
Yao Cui, A. Yesim Orhun and Ming Hu
Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 1,009 (41,829)

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sharing economy; Airbnb; causal inference; natural experiment; price competition model

10.

Information Disclosure and Pricing Policies for Sales of Network Goods

Operations Research, Forthcoming, Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2248311
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2019
Ming Hu, Zizhuo Wang and Yinbo Feng
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen and University of Toronto - Operations Management
Downloads 995 (42,607)
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pricing, network goods, network externality, demand uncertainty, social learning, network effect

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Price Competition in the Presence of Social Comparison and Demand Uncertainty

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2559498
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2023
McMaster University - Michael G. DeGroote School of Business, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Downloads 921 (47,442)

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social comparison, price competition, demand uncertainty

12.

Distribution-Free Pricing

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 20 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2021
Nanjing University - School of Management and Engineering, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 902 (48,824)
Citation 12

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pricing, robust optimization

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Surge Pricing and Two-Sided Temporal Responses in Ride Hailing

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 24(1) 91-109
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2022
Bin Hu, Ming Hu and Han Zhu
University of Texas at Dallas - Department of Information Systems & Operations Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and School of Management Science and Engineering, Dongbei University of Finance and Economics
Downloads 836 (54,210)
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Market Entry and Competition Under Network Effects

NET Institute Working Paper No. 17-13, Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 3049370
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 10 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2023
Yinbo Feng and Ming Hu
University of Toronto - Operations Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 725 (65,628)
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long tail, blockbuster, product variety, network effect, competitive strategy

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From the Classics to New Tunes: A Neoclassical View on Sharing Economy and Innovative Marketplaces

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2020
Ming Hu
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 715 (66,801)
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sharing economy, innovative marketplace, supply chain management, inventory theory, revenue management, queueing theory, newsvendor, strategic consumer behavior, two-sided competition

16.

Contingent Stimulus in Crowdfunding

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2925962
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2021
Longyuan Du, Ming Hu and Jiahua Wu
University of San Francisco - School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Imperial College Business School
Downloads 691 (69,725)
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crowdfunding, dynamic policy, revenue management

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Courier Dispatch in On-Demand Delivery

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 01 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2022
Mingliu Chen and Ming Hu
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 673 (72,123)
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Circular City, Courier Problem, On-demand Delivery, Queueing Theory, Sharing Economy

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Simultaneous versus Sequential Group-Buying Mechanisms

Management Science, 59(12), 2805-2822
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2014
Ming Hu, Mengze Shi and Jiahua Wu
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Marketing and Imperial College Business School
Downloads 647 (75,865)
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group buying, assurance contract, mechanism design, Bayesian equilibrium, rational expectations equilibrium

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Liking and Following and the Newsvendor: Operations and Marketing Policies Under Social Influence

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2292787
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2014
Ming Hu, Joseph Milner and Jiahua Wu
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Imperial College Business School
Downloads 640 (76,902)
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Social influence, Newsvendor, influencer, follower, marketing strategy, operations strategy, production postponement

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Data-Driven Revenue Management: The Interplay of Data, Model, and Decisions

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Jan 2023 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2023
Ningyuan Chen and Ming Hu
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 630 (78,557)

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Joint vs. Separate Crowdsourcing Contests

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2892683, Forthcoming, Management Science
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 06 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2020
Ming Hu and Lu Wang
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics - College of Business
Downloads 602 (82,968)
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crowdsourcing contest, tournament design, multiple attributes, prize allocation

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Capacitated SIR Model with an Application to COVID-19 Testing

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2022
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 596 (84,217)
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COVID-19, testing capacity, compartmental model, SIR, structural result

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Efficient Ignorance: Information Heterogeneity in a Queue

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2472107
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2016
Ming Hu, Yang Li and Jianfu Wang
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Western Ontario - Richard Ivey School of Business and City University of Hong Kong
Downloads 594 (84,413)
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Service Operations; Queueing System; Information Heterogeneity; Non-Monotonic Behavior

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Potty Parity: Process Flexibility via Unisex Restroom

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 3914880
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 03 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2023
McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 557 (91,577)
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gender equality, process flexibility, potty parity, queueing games

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Operations Management in the Age of the Sharing Economy: What Is Old and What Is New?

Forthcoming, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 May 2019
Saif Benjaafar and Ming Hu
University of Michigan and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 549 (93,274)
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sharing economy, matching markets, peer-to-peer resource sharing, on-demand service platforms, on-demand rental networks, dynamic matching, dynamic pricing

26.

Open or Closed? Technology Sharing, Supplier Investment, and Competition

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 19(1) 132-149
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 14 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2022
Bin Hu, Ming Hu and Yi Yang
University of Texas at Dallas - Department of Information Systems & Operations Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and School of Management, Zhejiang University
Downloads 540 (95,236)
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Technology Choice, Competitive Strategy, Supplier Investment, Procurement

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Model-Free Assortment Pricing with Transaction Data

Forthcoming in Management Science
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 18 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 16 May 2022
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto at Scarborough - Division of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and UNC - Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 527 (98,101)
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data-driven, incentive-compatible, robust optimization, product pricing; small data

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Dynamic Pricing of Perishable Assets under Competition

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 02 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2013
Guillermo Gallego and Ming Hu
CUHK-SZ and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 522 (99,259)
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oligopoly pricing, dynamic pricing, perishable asset, finite horizon, Nash equilibrium, supermodular game, revenue management

29.

Implications of Worker Classification in On-Demand Economy

Number of pages: 96 Posted: 18 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2023
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and City University of Hong Kong
Downloads 497 (105,488)
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On-Demand Economy, Worker Classification, Queueing Games

30.

Financial Pooling in a Supply Chain

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2783833
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2018
Ming Hu, Qu Qian and S. Alex Yang
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics - School of International Business Administration and London Business School
Downloads 495 (106,021)
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trade credit, pooling, reverse factoring, supply chain finance, financial constraints, liquidity management, operations-finance interface

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Sequential Multi-Product Price Competition in Supply Chain Networks

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 May 2012 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2015
Awi Federgruen and Ming Hu
Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Decision Risk and Operations and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 493 (106,561)
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Stackelberg game, Bertrand competition, sequential oligopoly, multi-echelon, Linear Complementarity Problem

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Socially Beneficial Rationality: The Value of Strategic Farmers, Social Entrepreneurs and For-Profit Firms in Crop Planting Decisions

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 04 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2017
Ming Hu, Yan Liu and Wenbin Wang
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Faculty of Business, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Downloads 490 (107,307)
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forward-looking farmers, contract farming, poverty reduction, socially responsible operations

33.

Threshold Effects in Online Group Buying

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2176554
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2013
Jiahua Wu, Mengze Shi and Ming Hu
Imperial College Business School, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Marketing and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 490 (107,307)
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Threshold effect, Group buying

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Intertemporal Price Discrimination via Randomized Promotions

Number of pages: 93 Posted: 22 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2022
Hongqiao Chen, Ming Hu and Jiahua Wu
Nanjing University - School of Management and Engineering, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Imperial College Business School
Downloads 488 (107,853)
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randomized pricing, intertemporal discrimination, promotion, strategic consumers

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Multi-Agent Deep Reinforcement Learning for Multi-Echelon Inventory Management

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 4262186
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Dec 2022 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2024
Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Peking University and Peking University
Downloads 486 (108,351)
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Multi-Echelon Inventory Management, Multi-Agent Deep Reinforcement Learning, Bullwhip Effect

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Socially Responsible Newsvendor

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2021
Chen Hu, Ming Hu and Yongbo Xiao
Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU), University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University
Downloads 443 (120,893)

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newsvendor, corporate social responsibility, consumer surplus

37.

Share or Solo? Platform's and Social Choices in Ride-Hailing

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 01 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2024
Ming Hu, Jianfu Wang and Hengda Wen
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, City University of Hong Kong and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 432 (124,544)
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Sharing Economy, Ride-Hailing, Ride-Sharing, Queuing Economics

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The Downside of Reorder Flexibility under Price Competition

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 05 May 2022
Philipp Afeche, Ming Hu and Yang Li
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Western Ontario - Richard Ivey School of Business
Downloads 430 (125,218)
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Reorder flexibility, price/inventory competition, quick response, seasonal products, supply chain/marketing interface, volume flexibility

39.

Intertemporal Segmentation Via Flexible-Duration Group Buying

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 23(5):1157-1174, 2021
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 07 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2022
Ming Hu, Jingchen Liu and Xin Zhai
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Renmin University of China - School of Business and Peking University - Guanghua School of Management
Downloads 429 (125,551)

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Group Buying, Flexible Duration, Intertemporal Segmentation, Price Discrimination

40.

A Simple Heuristic Policy for Stochastic Distribution Inventory Systems with Fixed Shipment Costs

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2921743, Forthcoming, Operations Research
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2020
School of Management Science and Engineering, Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, City Univ. of Hong Kong - College of Business, Dept of Management Sciences, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and School of Management, Zhejiang University
Downloads 429 (125,551)

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Multi-echelon, Distribution system, Stochastic demand, Performance evaluation, (r, Q) policy

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Privacy Management in Service Systems

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 09 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2022
Ming Hu, Ruslan Momot and Jianfu Wang
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and City University of Hong Kong
Downloads 416 (130,095)
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queues: priority, queuing economics, privacy management, service operations

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Sharing Newsboys

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2023
McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 415 (130,500)

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newsvendor, network game

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Precommitments in Two-Sided Market Competition

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 27 Jan 2021
Ming Hu and Yan Liu
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Faculty of Business, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Downloads 413 (131,250)
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two-sided competition, commitment, Kreps-Scheinkman equivalency, Cournot competition, Bertrand competition

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The Price and Variety Effects of Vertical Mergers

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 16-63
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 28 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2020
Awi Federgruen and Ming Hu
Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Decision Risk and Operations and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 395 (138,012)
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Vertical Merger, Oligopoly Pricing, Product Variety, Antitrust Law, Supply Chain Network, Industrial Structure and Structural Change, Linear Complementarity Problem

45.

The Crowdfunding Effects on Venture Capital Investment

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 17 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2024
Ming Hu, Yannan Jin and Jussi Keppo
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics and National University of Singapore (NUS) - NUS Business School
Downloads 368 (149,895)

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crowdfunding, public information, venture capital, competition

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Efficient Inaccuracy: User-Generated Information Sharing in a Queue

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 3046905
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 03 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2019
Jianfu Wang and Ming Hu
City University of Hong Kong and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 303 (184,140)
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observable queue; unobservable queue; information sharing; service operations

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Newsvendor Selling to Loss-Averse Consumers with Stochastic Reference Points

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2329242
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2014
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics - School of International Business Administration
Downloads 279 (200,627)
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Newsvendor, Behavioral Operations, Loss Aversion, Contingent Pricing, Marketing Promotion, Stochastic Reference Points

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Data Privacy in Pricing: Estimation Bias and Implications

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 05 Jul 2023 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2023
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Rotman School of Management and Rotman School of Management
Downloads 277 (202,866)

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Privacy, Personalized Pricing, Model Estimation, Revenue Management

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No Claim? Your Gain: Design of Residual Value Extended Warranties Under Risk Aversion and Strategic Claim Behavior

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2014
CUHK-SZ, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise - Hewlett-Packard Company and Hewlett-Packard Enterprise - Hewlett-Packard Company
Downloads 271 (206,632)
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Residual Value Warranty; Risk Aversion; Strategic Claim Behavior; Market Segmentation

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Committed versus Contingent Pricing under Competition

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2142725
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2013
Zizhuo Wang and Ming Hu
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 253 (222,135)
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Sales Effort Management under All-or-Nothing Constraint

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2020
Longyuan Du, Ming Hu and Jiahua Wu
University of San Francisco - School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Imperial College Business School
Downloads 226 (246,967)

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revenue management, optimal control, salesforce management, all-or-nothing constraint

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Multi-Product Price and Assortment Competition

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 14-3, Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2366487
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2014
Awi Federgruen and Ming Hu
Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Decision Risk and Operations and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 224 (248,998)
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Bertrand Competition, Differentiated Products, Linear Complementarity Problem

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Prosocial Spectrum of Crowdfunding Projects

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Oct 2020
National University of Singapore - NUS Business School, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Marketing and Imperial College Business School
Downloads 216 (257,671)
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Crowdfunding, Prosocial Funding, Prosocial Spectrum, Communal Relationship, Fair-Exchange Relationship

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The Whiplash Effect: Congestion Dissipation in a Disrupted Circulatory System

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 06 May 2023 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2024
Ming Hu and Chaoyu Zhang
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 210 (266,845)

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supply chain disruption, risk management, port congestion, whiplash effect, machine learning

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Ups and Downs in Experience Design

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 13 May 2022 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2023
Nanjing University - School of Management and Engineering, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Renmin University of China - School of Business and University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management, Students
Downloads 207 (267,998)

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prospect theory, experienced utility, series release, news release, experiential service design

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Deep Neural Newsvendor

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 27 Oct 2023
Jinhui Han, Ming Hu and Guohao Shen
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Department of Applied Mathematics
Downloads 205 (275,295)

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data-driven, deep neural network, newsvendor, excess risk, nonparametric estimation

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When Gray Markets Have Silver Linings: All-Unit Discounts, Gray Markets and Channel Management

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 2013, 15(2), 250–262
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2013
Ming Hu, Michael Pavlin and Mengze Shi
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Wilfrid Laurier University - School of Business & Economics and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Marketing
Downloads 194 (284,187)
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gray markets, channel management, inventory, quantity discounts, supplier pricing

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Price Competition in Sequential Multi-Product Oligopolies

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 May 2014
Awi Federgruen and Ming Hu
Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Decision Risk and Operations and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 177 (308,481)
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Global Robust Stability in a General Price and Assortment Competition Model

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 17-78
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2019
Awi Federgruen and Ming Hu
Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Decision Risk and Operations and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 175 (311,580)
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equilibrium, price competition, assortment competition, global stability, robust stability, best response, contraction mapping

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Socially Responsible Pricing

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 26 Jun 2023 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2023
Hongqiao Chen, Ming Hu and Jing Peng
Nanjing University - School of Management and Engineering, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 174 (313,226)

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socially responsible pricing; welfare allocation; price of fairness

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Revenue Volatility under Uncertain Network Effects

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Apr 2020
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 171 (317,975)
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pricing, network effect, uncertainty

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Competition in Multi-Echelon Systems

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 17-56
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 May 2017 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2017
Awi Federgruen and Ming Hu
Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Decision Risk and Operations and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 161 (334,887)
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Price Competition Models, Nash Equilibria, Unique and Globally Stable Equilibria, Multi-Echelon Supply Chains, Operational Cost Structures, Perfect Coordination Mechanisms

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Efficient Sampling: Sample Average Inference of Service Capacity in a Queue

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 3892899
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 26 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2021
University of Waterloo, University of Waterloo and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 155 (345,606)

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service system, observable queue, sample average inference, learning, unknown service capacity, queueing economics

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Riding Through Rallies: Will You Tip More?

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 28 Aug 2023 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2024
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, National University of Singapore - NUS Business School and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 153 (349,475)

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Ride-Hailing, Tipping, George Floyd Protests, Difference-in-Difference

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Cross- vs. In-Region Courier Routing in On-Demand Delivery

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 31 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2023
Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and McMaster University - Michael G. DeGroote School of Business
Downloads 144 (367,068)

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food delivery, courier routing, spatial queueing, pricing, sharing economy

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Partial or Full Doses First? Vaccine Allocation Under Limited Supply

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 09 Jun 2023 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2023
Ming Hu, Chaoyu Zhang and Yun Zhou
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and McMaster University - Michael G. DeGroote School of Business
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Up then Down: The Bid-Price Trends in Revenue Management

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2014
Zhan Pang, O. Berman and Ming Hu
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Bid price, shadow price, dynamic pricing, revenue management, stochastic dynamic programming

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Algorithmic Decision-Making Safeguarded by Human Knowledge

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 4281867
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Nov 2022
Ningyuan Chen, Ming Hu and Wenhao Li
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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algorithmic decision, human knowledge, model misspecification, data contamination

69.

Flexible-Duration Extended Warranties with Dynamic Reliability Learning

Production and Operations Management, 23 (4) 645 - 659, Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2312746
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2014
CUHK-SZ, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise - Hewlett-Packard Company, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Hewlett-Packard Enterprise - Hewlett-Packard Company
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post-sales service, flexible warranty, reliability learning, threshold policy

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Modified Echelon (r, Q) Policies with Guaranteed Performance Bounds for Stochastic Serial Inventory Systems

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2014
Ming Hu and Yi Yang
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and School of Management, Zhejiang University
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Inventory, Multi-Echelon, Stochastic Demand, Performance Guarantee, Control Policy, (r,Q) Policy

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Subscription vs. Spot Pricing in On-Demand Economy

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Dec 2023
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics - College of Business and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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subscription, spot pricing, on-demand economy, queueing games

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Supplement to 'A Simple Heuristic Policy for Stochastic Distribution Inventory Systems with Fixed Shipment Costs'

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2020
School of Management Science and Engineering, Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, City Univ. of Hong Kong - College of Business, Dept of Management Sciences, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and School of Management, Zhejiang University
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Shades of Green: The Hidden Impact of Prosumers and Its Mitigation

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 02 Oct 2023 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2023
University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business - IT, Analytics, and Operations Department, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU)
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Smart City, Electricity, Prosumer, Subsidy, Negative Externality

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IT and Operations Miscoordination in a Supply Chain: Case of a Quick-Service Restaurant Chain

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Dec 2023
Ming Hu, Peng Luo and Jiahua Wu
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Sichuan University - Business School and Imperial College Business School
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supply chain management, information system, coordination, empirical

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Simultaneous vs. Sequential Product Release

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Sep 2022 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2023
Independent, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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buzz, social learning, product release,sequential learning, reviews

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Distance-Based Fee Design of On-Demand Delivery

Posted: 18 Jul 2023
Renmin University of China - School of Business, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and City University of Hong Kong

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On-Demand Delivery, Queueing Economics, Sharing Economy, Omni-Channel Operations

77.

Spatial or Temporal Pooling Solves Wild Goose Chase

Posted: 05 Oct 2020
Ming Hu
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management

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Regulation of Privatized Public Service Systems

Posted: 16 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2023
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, South China University of Technology, affiliation not provided to SSRN and South China University of Technology

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regulation, public-private partnership, service system, queueing economics

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Created Unequal: Bundling with Crowdsourced Products

Posted: 12 Mar 2019
Ming Hu and Lu Wang
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics - College of Business

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Subscription, Crowdsourced Products

80.

Optimal Dynamic Matching Under Impatient Demand and Patient Supply

Posted: 14 Feb 2019
Zhiyuan Chen, Ming Hu and Yun Zhou
Wuhan University - School of Economics and Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and McMaster University - Michael G. DeGroote School of Business

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