Lauren X. Lu

University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School

Associate Professor of Operations

McColl Building, CB#3490

Chapel Hill, NC 27599

United States

http://public.kenan-flagler.unc.edu/faculty/lul/index.htm

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

The Strategic Perils of Low Cost Outsourcing

Management Science 58(6) 1196-1210, 2012
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2013
Qi Feng and Lauren X. Lu
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 347 (55,762)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Outsourcing, Multiunit Bilateral Bargaining, Competition, Supplier Cost Advantage

2.

Dynamic Bargaining in a Supply Chain with Asymmetric Demand Information (With Online Appendices)

Management Science, 61(2) 301-315, 2015
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 11 May 2016
Qi Feng, Guoming Lai and Lauren X. Lu
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 272 (49,110)

Abstract:

Dynamic Bargaining, Asymmetric Information, Screening, Signaling, Forecasting accuracy.

3.

Supply Chain Contracting under Competition: Bilateral Bargaining vs. Stackelberg

Production & Operations Management, 22(3) 661-675, 2013, UNC Kenan-Flagler Research Paper No. 2013-26
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2016
Qi Feng and Lauren X. Lu
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 252 (69,482)

Abstract:

bilateral bargaining, Stackelberg game, competition, contracting

4.

The Role of Contract Negotiation and Industry Structure in Production Outsourcing

Production and Operations Management, 22(5) 1299-1399.
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2017
Qi Feng and Lauren X. Lu
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 244 (80,529)

Abstract:

outsourcing, wholesale-price contract, two-part tariff, multiunit bilateral bargaining

Lumpy Capacity Investment and Disinvestment Dynamics

Operations Research 58(4) 1178-1193, 2010, UNC Kenan-Flagler Research Paper
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 03 Feb 2013
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Downloads 29 (418,279)
Citation 3

Abstract:

capacity, investment and disinvestment, industry evolution, preemption races, capacity coordination, dynamic stochastic game, Markov perfect equilibrium

6.

Capacity Allocation Over a Long Horizon: The Return on Turn-and-Earn

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 14(1) 24-41, Winter 2012, UNC Kenan-Flagler Research Paper
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2013
Lauren X. Lu and Martin Lariviere
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Downloads 15 (421,499)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Capacity Allocation, Turn-and-Earn, Dynamic Stochastic Game, Markov Perfect Equilibrium

7.

On the Role of Demand and Strategic Uncertainty in Capacity Investment and Disinvestment Dynamics

International Journal of Industrial Organization 28(4) 383-389, 2010
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 03 Feb 2013
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Downloads 10 (441,756)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Capacity investment and disinvestment, Demand uncertainty, Strategic uncertainty, Dynamic stochastic games, Markov-perfect equilibrium

8.

Multimarket Facility Network Design with OffShoring Applications

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 11(1) 90-108, 2009, UNC Kenan-Flagler Research Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Feb 2013
Lauren X. Lu and Jan A. Van Mieghem
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Downloads 5 (446,909)
Citation 1

Abstract:

capacity investment, newsvendor network, location, transshipment, commonality

9.

Incentives for Quality through Endogenous Routing

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 11(2) 254-273, 2009, UNC Kenan-Flagler Research Paper
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2013
Downloads 4 (478,302)
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10.

Design Outsourcing in a Differentiated Product Market: The Role of Bargaining and Scope Economies

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Jun 2017
Qi Feng and Lauren X. Lu
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 0 (499,093)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Design Outsourcing, Nash Bargaining, Scope Economies, Original Design Manufacturing, Product Differentiation

11.

Distance, Quality, or Relationship? Interhospital Transfer of Heart Attack Patients

Forthcoming in Production and Operations Manangement
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2017
Lauren X. Lu and Susan F. Lu
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and Purdue University - Krannert School of Management
Downloads 0 (339,525)

Abstract:

hospital operations, patient routing, quality of care, multihospital system, nonprofit

12.

Buyback Pricing of Durable Goods in Dual Distribution Channels

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Sep 2016
Ohio State University (OSU) - Fisher College of Business, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Operations Area
Downloads 0 (235,854)

Abstract:

dual-channel supply chains, durable goods, buyback pricing, manufacturer competition

13.

Do Mandatory Overtime Laws Improve Quality? Staffing Decisions and Operational Flexibility of Nursing Homes

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 14 May 2016
Susan F. Lu and Lauren X. Lu
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 0 (167,932)

Abstract:

Nurse Staffing, Mandatory Overtime Law, Health Care Quality, Flexibility, Demand Uncertainty, Stochastic Program, Registered Nurses

14.

Outsourcing Design to Asia: ODM Practices

Managing Supply Chains on the Silk Road: Strategy, Performance and Risk, edited by Çağrı Haksöz, Ananth Iyer, and Sridhar Seshadri. CRC Press, pp. 169-184,
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Apr 2016
Qi Feng and Lauren X. Lu
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 0 (214,317)

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15.

Supply Chain Management

International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, edited by James Wright. Elsevier, March 2015
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2016
Lauren X. Lu and Jayashankar M. Swaminathan
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Operations Area
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16.

Optimizing Local Content Requirements Under Technology Gaps

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2017
Shiliang Cui and Lauren X. Lu
Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 0 (379,497)

Abstract:

Local Content Requirements; Technology Gaps; Developing Countries; Global Supply Chain Management