Lauren Xiaoyuan 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

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

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 Xiaoyuan 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 551 (48,947)
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Dynamic Bargaining, Asymmetric Information, Screening, Signaling, Forecasting accuracy.

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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 Xiaoyuan Lu
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 456 (62,133)
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Outsourcing, Multiunit Bilateral Bargaining, Competition, Supplier Cost Advantage

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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 Xiaoyuan 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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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 Xiaoyuan Lu
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
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bilateral bargaining, Stackelberg game, competition, contracting

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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 Xiaoyuan Lu
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
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outsourcing, wholesale-price contract, two-part tariff, multiunit bilateral bargaining

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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 Xiaoyuan Lu
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
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Nurse Staffing, Mandatory Overtime Law, Health Care Quality, Flexibility, Demand Uncertainty, Stochastic Program, Registered Nurses

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Buyback Pricing of Durable Goods in Dual Distribution Channels

Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2018
Purdue University - Department of Management, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Operations Area
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dual channel supply chains, durable goods, buyback pricing, manufacturer competition

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Citation 15

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

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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 Xiaoyuan Lu
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
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Optimizing Local Content Requirements Under Technology Gaps

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2018
Shiliang Cui and Lauren Xiaoyuan Lu
Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
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Local Content Requirements; Technology Gaps; Developing Countries; Global Supply Chain Management

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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 Xiaoyuan Lu and Susan F. Lu
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and Purdue University - Krannert School of Management
Downloads 90 (283,603)

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

12.

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 Xiaoyuan Lu
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
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Design Outsourcing, Nash Bargaining, Scope Economies, Original Design Manufacturing, Product Differentiation

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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: 21 Oct 2018
Lauren Xiaoyuan Lu and Martin Lariviere
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Capacity Allocation, Turn-and-Earn, Dynamic Stochastic Game, Markov Perfect Equilibrium

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Multimarket Facility Network Design with OffShoring Applications

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 11(1) 90-108, 2009, UNC Kenan-Flagler Research Paper
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 26 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2018
Lauren Xiaoyuan Lu and Jan A. Van Mieghem
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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capacity investment, newsvendor network, location, transshipment, commonality

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

16.

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
Lauren Xiaoyuan Lu, Jan A. Van Mieghem and R. Canan Savaskan
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Does Ownership Conversion from Nonprofit to For-Profit Benefit the Public? Evidence from U.S. Nursing Homes

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2019
Lauren Xiaoyuan Lu and Susan F. Lu
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and Purdue University - Krannert School of Management
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nonprofit, for-profit, ownership conversion, financial performance, quality of care, patient selection, nurse staffing, wage cost, machine learning