Laurens Debo

Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business

Professor of Operations Management

Hanover, NH 03755

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (35)

1.

Strategic Waiting for Consumer-Generated Quality Information: Dynamic Pricing of New Experience Goods

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 13-78
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Dec 2013
Man Yu, Laurens Debo and Roman Kapuscinski
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST), Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 661 (55,711)
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Strategic consumer behavior, price skimming, two-sided learning

Transfer Pricing and Sourcing Strategies for Multinational Firms

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 13-60
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Jun 2013
Masha Shunko, Laurens Debo and Srinagesh Gavirneni
Foster School of Business, University of Washington, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
Downloads 278 (151,663)
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transfer pricing, tax, global operations, offshoring

Transfer Pricing and Sourcing Strategies for Multinational Firms

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 May 2013 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2013
Masha Shunko, Laurens Debo and Srinagesh Gavirneni
Foster School of Business, University of Washington, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
Downloads 226 (186,115)

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transfer-pricing, tax, global operations, offshoring

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Channel Stuffing with Short-Term Interest in Market Value

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 30 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2010
Guoming Lai, Laurens Debo and Lin Nan
University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Purdue University
Downloads 470 (85,293)
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Channel Stuffing, Inventory Management, Market-based Compensation

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Buy Now and Match Later: The Impact of Posterior Price Matching on Profit with Strategic Consumers

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 19 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2011
Guoming Lai, Laurens Debo and Katia Sycara
University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - School of Computer Science
Downloads 443 (91,382)
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Posterior Price Matching, Strategic Consumer Behavior, Newsvendor, Rational Expectations Equilibrium

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Trading Time in a Congested Environment

Management Science, Volume 63, Issue 7, July 2017, pp. 2377-2395, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 15-07
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 22 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2017
Luyi Yang, Laurens Debo and Varun Gupta
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and University of Chicago
Downloads 439 (92,357)
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Queue, Trading, Auction, Mechanism Design, Intermediary, Priority, FIFO, Pooling

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Inferring Quality from Wait Time

Management Science, Forthcoming, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 12-28
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2015
Mirko Kremer and Laurens Debo
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business
Downloads 413 (99,147)
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Queues, Quality signals, Observational learning, Experiments

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Joining Longer Queues: Information Externalities in Queue Choice

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 09 May 2012
Senthil K. Veeraraghavan and Laurens Debo
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School - Operations, Information and Decisions and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business
Downloads 396 (104,030)
Citation 16

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Customer Herding, Market Dynamics, Private signals, Promotion and Service Capacity

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Search Among Queues Under Quality Differentiation

Management Science 65(8):3605-3623
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2021
Luyi Yang, Laurens Debo and Varun Gupta
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 374 (111,027)
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queuing games, search, waiting time, quality substitution, customer welfare

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Observational Learning in Broad Choice Sets

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 15-08
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2017
Chen Jin, Laurens Debo, Seyed Iravani and Mirko Kremer
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, Northwestern University - Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Downloads 274 (154,507)

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Queueing Game, Observational Learning, Wisdom of Crowds and Minorities, Contrarianism, Experiments, Probability, Markov processes, Game decisions

10.

Referral Priority Program: Leveraging Social Ties via Operational Incentives

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 26 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2017
Luyi Yang and Laurens Debo
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business
Downloads 233 (181,267)
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referrals; priority queues; system throughput; customer welfare; conversion rate; batch arrivals

11.

Signaling Quality via Long Lines and Uninformative Prices

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 12-13
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2018
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School - Operations, Information and Decisions
Downloads 230 (183,463)
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Creating Sales with Stock-Outs

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 09-25
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2011
Laurens Debo and Garrett van Ryzin
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Amazon
Downloads 191 (217,781)
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News vendor problem, herding, strategic consumer behavior

13.

Queuing for Expert Services

Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business Working Paper No. 2004-E-10
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Dec 2004
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology - Sustainability and INSEAD
Downloads 191 (217,781)
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Queueing, credence goods

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Manufacturers' Competition and Cooperation in Sustainability: Stable Recycling Alliances

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2018
Fang Tian, Greys Sosic and Laurens Debo
University of Southern California - Marshall school of Business, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business
Downloads 178 (231,519)
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Green Recycling Networks

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 13-59
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 09 Aug 2013
Fang Tian, Greys Sosic and Laurens Debo
University of Southern California - Marshall school of Business, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business
Downloads 145 (274,394)

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government regulations, extended producer responsibility, recycling, coalition stability, group

16.

Is it Worth the Wait? Service Choice and Externalities When Waiting is Expensive

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 28 Jan 2008
Senthil K. Veeraraghavan and Laurens Debo
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School - Operations, Information and Decisions and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business
Downloads 130 (298,379)
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Customer Herding Behavior, Waiting Costs, Service Capacity, Spill-over demand, Uncertain Service Value

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Tipping in Service Systems: The Role of a Social Norm

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 3287862
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Dec 2018
Laurens Debo and Ran I Snitkovsky
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Columbia Business School
Downloads 123 (310,838)
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queuing games, social norm, tipping

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Design and Pricing of Discretionary Service Lines

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 3054741, University of Connecticut School of Business Research Paper No. 17-11
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 18 Oct 2017
Laurens Debo and Cuihong Li
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management
Downloads 116 (324,061)

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discretionary services, pricing, mechanism design

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Signaling Quality Via Queues

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 10-18
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Apr 2010
Laurens Debo, Christine A. Parlour and Uday Rajan
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, University of California, Berkeley - Finance Group and Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
Downloads 116 (324,061)
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Queuing Game, Quality Signaling, Service Rate Selection

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Retail Store Customer Flow and COVID-19 Transmission

Retail store customer flow and COVID-19 transmission Robert A. Shumsky, Laurens Debo, Rebecca M. Lebeaux, Quang P. Nguyen, Anne G. Hoen Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Mar 2021, 118 (11) e2019225118; DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2019225118, Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 3689364
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 27 May 2021
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, Department of Epidemiology, Geisel School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology, Geisel School of Medicine and Department of Epidemiology, Geisel School of Medicine
Downloads 104 (349,264)
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COVID-19, health care operations, industries: retail, service operations management

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Inferring Quality from a Queue

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 09-26
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2009
Laurens Debo, Christine A. Parlour and Uday Rajan
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, University of California, Berkeley - Finance Group and Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
Downloads 97 (365,476)
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Herding, queuing

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Creating Sales with Stock-Outs

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 08 Sep 2011
Laurens Debo and Garrett van Ryzin
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Amazon
Downloads 95 (370,224)
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Strategic consumer behavior, inventory management

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Observational Learning in Large-Scale Congested Service Systems

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 3054728
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Oct 2017
Chen Jin, Laurens Debo and Seyed Iravani
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Northwestern University - Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences
Downloads 93 (375,305)

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Observation Learning, Bayesian Inference, Load-balancing

24.

Leveraging Quality Information in Stock-Outs

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 13-58
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 09 Aug 2013
Laurens Debo and Garrett van Ryzin
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Amazon
Downloads 87 (390,886)
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Strategic consumer behavior, inventory management

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Is Kindness the Magical Spell? The Role of Information and Reciprocity in Revenue-sharing Crowdfunding

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Jun 2020
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, Temple University-Fox School of Business and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business
Downloads 84 (399,179)

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Crowdfunding, Entrepreneurship, Information Asymmetry, Signaling, Social Tie, Reciprocity

26.

Component-Based Technology Transfer in the Presence of Potential Imitators

Management Science 56(3): 536 - 552
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 24 May 2018
Jiong Sun, Laurens Debo, Sunder Kekre and Jinhong Xie
Purdue University - Department of Consumer Sciences and Retailing, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University and University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration
Downloads 83 (402,003)
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Optimal Policy in Single-Server Multi-Class Queuing Systems with Abandonment

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Sep 2019
Sina Ansari, Laurens Debo and Seyed Iravani
DePaul University - Kellstadt Graduate School of Business, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Northwestern University - Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences
Downloads 77 (419,835)

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Queuing System, Server Scheduling, Abandonment, Markov Decision Process, Infomercial Call Centers

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Equilibrium in Queues Under Unknown Service Rates and Service Value

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 11-45
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 17 Nov 2011
Laurens Debo and Senthil K. Veeraraghavan
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School - Operations, Information and Decisions
Downloads 73 (432,342)
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Queueing games, Markov Perfect Bayesian Equilibrium, Threshold policies

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In the Shadow of the Past: The Impact of Historical Price Information on Dynamic Selling Strategies for a Single Asset Whose Value is Not Perfectly Known

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 10-11
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 31 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2010
Laurens Debo and Wu Xiao
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 61 (474,228)

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Operations Management, Revenue Management, Herding Models

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Firm Service Rate Selection When Service Rates are Not Observable and Service Value is Unknown to the Market

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 09-32
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 31 Aug 2009
Laurens Debo and Senthil K. Veeraraghavan
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School - Operations, Information and Decisions
Downloads 59 (481,843)

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Strategic consumer behavior, queueing theory

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A Modeling Framework for Tipping in the Presence of a Social Norm

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 28 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2021
Ran I Snitkovsky and Laurens Debo
Columbia Business School and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business
Downloads 42 (556,073)

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Under-Promising and Over-Delivering to Improve Patient Satisfaction at Emergency Departments: Evidence from a Field Experiment Providing Wait Information

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Jun 2022
DePaul University - Kellstadt Graduate School of Business, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University - Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences and Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine
Downloads 5 (825,713)

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Wait, Patient Satisfaction, Emergency Department, ED, Prospect Theory, Healthcare

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Sustaining Long-Term Supply Chain Partnerships Using Price-Only Contracts

European Journal of Operational Research 233(3): 557-565, March 2014
Posted: 10 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2020
Jiong Sun and Laurens Debo
Purdue University - Department of Consumer Sciences and Retailing and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business

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supply chain management, game theory, repeated interaction, turbulent market

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Second Sourcing vs. Sole Sourcing with Capacity Investment and Asymmetric Information

Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, Forthcoming
Posted: 01 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2009
Cuihong Li and Laurens Debo
University of Connecticut - Department of Operations & Information Management and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business

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sourcing, supplier relationship, auction

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Customer Herding in Services with Waiting Costs

Posted: 18 Nov 2007
Senthil K. Veeraraghavan and Laurens Debo
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School - Operations, Information and Decisions and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business

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Customer Herding Behavior, Waiting Costs, Service Capacity, Uncertain Service Value