Robert Bray

Northwestern University - Department of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences (MEDS)

Associate Professor

2001 Sheridan Road

Evanston, IL 60208

United States

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Scholarly Papers (11)

1.

Supply Chain Proximity and Product Quality

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2018
Robert Bray, Juan Camilo Serpa and Ahmet Colak
Northwestern University - Department of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences (MEDS), McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management and Clemson University, College of Business
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Product quality, empirical supply chain management, automotive industry, sample selection model, econometrics

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Why Do Automakers Initiate Recalls? A Structural Econometric Game

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2016
Ahmet Colak and Robert Bray
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auto recalls, dynamic games, structural estimation

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Ration Gaming and the Bullwhip Effect

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 13 May 2018
Northwestern University - Department of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences (MEDS), Lehigh University, Tong Ji University and Tong Ji University
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bullwhip effect; ration gaming; (s, S) inventory policies; dynamic discrete choice; empirical supply chain management; structural estimation.

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Production Smoothing and the Bullwhip Effect

Bray, Robert L., and Haim Mendelson. "Production smoothing and the bullwhip effect." Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 17.2 (2015): 208-220.
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 17 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2016
Robert Bray and Haim Mendelson
Northwestern University - Department of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences (MEDS) and Stanford University - Stanford Graduate School of Business
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production smoothing; bullwhip effect; demand signal processing; generalized order-up-to policy; martingale model of forecast evolution

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Markov decision process; Markov perfect equilibrium; strong convergence; dynamic discrete choice; nested fixed point; nested pseudo-likelihood

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Information Transmission and the Bullwhip Effect: An Empirical Investigation

Management Science, Vol. 58, No. 5, May 2012.
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2015
Robert Bray and Haim Mendelson
Northwestern University - Department of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences (MEDS) and Stanford University - Stanford Graduate School of Business
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bullwhip effect, MMFE, production smoothing, bullwhip decomposition, demand uncertainty

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Markov Decision Process; Dynamic Programming; Relative Value Iteration; Strong Convergence; Exogenous Variables

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empirical production scheduling, multitasking, multi-armed bandits, field experiment, Italian judiciary

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Operational Transparency, Package Delivery, Peak-End Rule, Empirical Operations Management

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Dynamic Discrete Choice, Nested Fixed Point (NFXP), Conditional Choice Probability (CCP), Structural Estimation

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dynamic pricing, menu costs, supply chain, bullwhip effect, empirical operations management, structural estimation