Omar Besbes

Columbia Business School - Decision Risk and Operations

New York, NY

United States

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

Repeated Auctions with Budgets in Ad Exchanges: Approximations and Design

NET Institute Working Paper No. 12-11, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 12/55
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 21 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2014
Duke University - Decision Sciences, Columbia Business School - Decision Risk and Operations and Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University
Downloads 793 (24,764)
Citation 1

Abstract:

auction design, revenue management, ad exchange, display advertising, internet, budget constraints, dynamic games, mean field, fluid approximation

2.

On the (Surprising) Sufficiency of Linear Models for Dynamic Pricing with Demand Learning

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 12-5
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2014
Omar Besbes and Assaf Zeevi
Columbia Business School - Decision Risk and Operations and Columbia Business School - Decision Risk and Operations
Downloads 429 (34,258)
Citation 1

Abstract:

model misspecification, inference, price optimization, revenue management, myopic pricing

3.

On Implications of Demand Censoring in the Newsvendor Problem

Management Science, June 2013, Vol. 59, No. 6, 1407-1424, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 12-7
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2013
Omar Besbes and Alp Muharremoglu
Columbia Business School - Decision Risk and Operations and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 320 (62,238)
Citation 2

Abstract:

inventory management, newsvendor, estimation, nonparametric, demand censoring

4.

On Information Distortions in Online Ratings

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 13-36
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 May 2013 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2016
Omar Besbes and Marco Scarsini
Columbia Business School - Decision Risk and Operations and LUISS, Dipartimento di Economia e Finanza
Downloads 299 (50,465)
Citation 1

Abstract:

online reviews, quality biases, stochastic approximation, stochastic order, sequential analysis, manipulation

5.

Intertemporal Price Discrimination: Structure and Computation of Optimal Policies

Management Science, Vol. 61, No. 1, January 2015, pp. 92–110., Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 12/46,
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2015
Omar Besbes and Ilan Lobel
Columbia Business School - Decision Risk and Operations and New York University (NYU)
Downloads 291 (65,593)

Abstract:

pricing, optimization, intertemporal pricing, price discrimination, strategic consumers, stockpiling

6.

Dynamic Pricing Without Knowing the Demand Function: Risk Bounds and Near-Optimal Algorithms

Operations Research, Vol. 57, No. 6, pp. 1407-1420, November-December 2009, Columbia Business School Research Paper
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Oct 2011
Omar Besbes and Assaf Zeevi
Columbia Business School - Decision Risk and Operations and Columbia Business School - Decision Risk and Operations
Downloads 242 (73,288)
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7.

Non-Stationary Stochastic Optimization

Operations Research. 2015, Vol. 63 (5), Pages 1227-1244.
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2015
Omar Besbes, Yonatan Gur and Assaf Zeevi
Columbia Business School - Decision Risk and Operations, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Columbia Business School - Decision Risk and Operations
Downloads 228 (44,573)
Citation 1

Abstract:

stochastic approximation, non-stationary, minimax regret, online convex optimization

8.

Optimization in Online Content Recommendation Services: Beyond Click-Through Rates

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. 2016, Vol. 18 (1), Pages 15-33. , Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 14-33
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2016
Omar Besbes, Yonatan Gur and Assaf Zeevi
Columbia Business School - Decision Risk and Operations, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Columbia Business School - Decision Risk and Operations
Downloads 198 (40,871)

Abstract:

online services, dynamic assortment selection, data-driven optimization, recommendation systems, content marketing, digital marketing, path data.

9.

Dynamic Pricing Strategies in the Presence of Demand Shifts

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 2014, 16(4):513-528, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 13-67
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2016
Omar Besbes and Denis Saure
Columbia Business School - Decision Risk and Operations and University of Chile - Industrial Engineering
Downloads 179 (93,431)
Citation 1

Abstract:

revenue management, dynamic pricing, non-stationary demand, model uncertainty

10.

Dynamic Pricing with Financial Milestones: Feedback-Form Policies

Management Science, Forthcoming, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 12-8
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Jan 2012
Omar Besbes and Costis Maglaras
Columbia Business School - Decision Risk and Operations and Columbia Business School - Decision Risk and Operations
Downloads 151 (138,744)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Revenue management, dynamic pricing, market uncertainty, estimation, feedback, real estate, asymptotic analysis

11.

Testing the Validity of a Demand Model: An Operations Perspective

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 162-183, Winter 2010 , Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 11-18
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Oct 2011
Omar Besbes, Robert Phillips and Assaf Zeevi
Columbia Business School - Decision Risk and Operations, Columbia Business School - Decision Risk and Operations and Columbia Business School - Decision Risk and Operations
Downloads 133 (146,663)
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12.

On the Minimax Complexity of Pricing in a Changing Environment

Operations Research, Vol. 59, No. 1, pp. 66-79, 2011, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 12-6
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 12 Jan 2012
Omar Besbes and Assaf Zeevi
Columbia Business School - Decision Risk and Operations and Columbia Business School - Decision Risk and Operations
Downloads 120 (160,394)
Citation 2

Abstract:

pricing, nonstationary demand, estimation, detection, change-point, price experimentation

13.

The Exploration-Exploitation Trade-off in the Newsvendor Problem

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 14-61
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 26 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2017
Columbia Business School - Decision Risk and Operations, Columbia Business School - Decision Risk and Operations and Columbia Business School - Decision Risk and Operations
Downloads 97 (117,050)

Abstract:

demand censoring, inventory management, dynamic learning, newsvendor, myopic policy, exploration-exploitation trade-off, Bayesian analysis

14.

Revenue Optimization for a Make-to-Order Queue in an Uncertain Market Environment

Operations Research, Vol. 57, No. 6, pp. 1407-1450., November-December 2009, Columbia Business School Research Paper
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 19 Oct 2011
Omar Besbes and Costis Maglaras
Columbia Business School - Decision Risk and Operations and Columbia Business School - Decision Risk and Operations
Downloads 72 (230,845)
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15.

Product Assortment and Price Competition Under Multinomial Logit Demand

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 15-5
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Dec 2014
Omar Besbes and Denis Saure
Columbia Business School - Decision Risk and Operations and University of Chile - Industrial Engineering
Downloads 68 (123,681)
Citation 1

Abstract:

assortment planning, competition, choice models, multinomial Logit, pricing

16.

Contracting in Medical Equipment Maintenance Services: An Empirical Investigation

ESMT Working Paper No. 14-05
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Sep 2014
Tian Chan, Francis deVericourt and Omar Besbes
Emory University - Goizueta Business School, ESMT European School of Management and Technology and Columbia Business School - Decision Risk and Operations
Downloads 55 (169,718)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Maintenance repair, service contracting, co-production, empirical operations management, service chain value, healthcare industry

17.

Going Bunkers: The Joint Route Selection and Refueling Problem

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 694-711, Fall 2009, Columbia Business School Research Paper
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 19 Oct 2011
Omar Besbes and Sergei Savin
Columbia Business School - Decision Risk and Operations and Columbia University - Columbia Business School
Downloads 43 (318,915)

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18.

Blind Network Revenue Management

Operations Research, 2012, 60(6):1537-1550
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Dec 2014
Omar Besbes and Assaf Zeevi
Columbia Business School - Decision Risk and Operations and Columbia Business School - Decision Risk and Operations
Downloads 25 (281,929)
Citation 1

Abstract:

revenue management; network; pricing; nonparametric estimation; minimax; learning; asymptotic optimality; curse of dimensionality

19.

Auctions in the Online Display Advertising Chain: A Case for Independent Campaign Management

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 17-60
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 19 May 2017 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2017
Amine Allouah and Omar Besbes
Columbia University - Columbia Business School and Columbia Business School - Decision Risk and Operations
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Abstract:

Auction Design, Revenue Management, Value Chain, Intermediaries, Internet Display Advertising, Demand Side Platforms, Collusion

20.

Dynamic Pricing Under Debt: Spiraling Distortions and Efficiency Losses

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-29, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 16-46
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 09 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 24 May 2017
Columbia Business School - Decision Risk and Operations, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Abstract:

dynamic pricing, debt, pricing distortions, channel efficiency, firm value, spiral-down

21.

Dynamic Mechanism Design with Budget Constrained Buyers Under Limited Commitment

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 16-10
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 22 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2016
Duke University - Decision Sciences, Columbia Business School - Decision Risk and Operations and Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University
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Abstract:

dynamic mechanism design, limited commitment, budget constraints, fluid approximation, display advertising, internet auctions, revenue management