Ningyuan Chen

University of Toronto at Mississauga - Department of Management

Canada

University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management

Assistant Professor

105 St. George st

Toronto, ON M5S 3E6

Canada

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1.

Loot Box Pricing and Design

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2021
University of Toronto at Mississauga - Department of Management, Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research & Data Science Institute, Columbia University, University of Pittsburgh - Katz Graduate School of Business and Columbia University - Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IEOR)
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e-commerce, bundling, video games, loot boxes, probabilistic selling

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Welfare Analysis of Dynamic Pricing

Management Science, 2018
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2018
Ningyuan Chen and Guillermo Gallego
University of Toronto at Mississauga - Department of Management and HKUST
Downloads 722 (48,989)
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Dynamic Pricing, Revenue Management, Consumers' Surplus, Social Welfare, Pareto Efficiency

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A Partitioning Algorithm for Markov Decision Processes with Applications to Market Microstructure

Forthcoming in Management Science
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 16 May 2020
Ningyuan Chen, Steven Kou and Chun Wang
University of Toronto at Mississauga - Department of Management, Boston University and Tsinghua University, School of Economics and Management
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Markov chains, Large order execution, Electricity trading/production, Partitioning, Quadratic stochastic programming

4.

Duopoly Competition with Network Effects in Discrete Choice Models

Operations Research
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 29 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2021
Ningyuan Chen and Ying-Ju Chen
University of Toronto at Mississauga - Department of Management and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Information Systems, Business Statistics and Operations Management
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duopoly competition, network effects, multinomial logit model, Cournot competition

5.

Capacitated SIR Model with an Application to COVID-19

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2021
Ningyuan Chen, Ming Hu and Chaoyu Zhang
University of Toronto at Mississauga - Department of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 398 (102,529)
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COVID-19, testing capacity, compartmental model, SIR, structural result

6.

Reviews and Self-selection Bias with Operational Implications

Forthcoming in Management Science
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2020
Ningyuan Chen, Anran Li, Anran Li and Kalyan Talluri
University of Toronto at Mississauga - Department of Management, LSEthe London School of Economics and Political Science and Imperial College Business School
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social learning, bounded rationality, choice probability, assortment optimization, pricing, process variability

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Impact of Network Structure on New Service Pricing

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 31 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2021
Yale School of Management, University of Toronto at Mississauga - Department of Management, Yale School of Management and Yale School of Management
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Local Network Effects, Network Externality, Service Pricing

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Model-Free Assortment Pricing with Transaction Data

Forthcoming in Management Science
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 18 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 16 May 2022
Ningyuan Chen, Andre Augusto Cire, Ming Hu and Saman Lagzi
University of Toronto at Mississauga - Department of Management, University of Toronto at Scarborough - Division of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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data-driven, incentive-compatible, robust optimization, product pricing; small data

9.

The Use of Binary Choice Forests to Model and Estimate Discrete Choices

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 02 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2021
Ningyuan Chen, Guillermo Gallego and Zhuodong Tang
University of Toronto at Mississauga - Department of Management, HKUST and Department of Industrial Engineering & Decision Analytics
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machine learning, online retailing, discrete choice model, data driven, random forest

10.

Boosted Nonparametric Hazards with Time-Dependent Covariates

Annals of Statistics 49:4:2101-2128 (2021)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2021
Donald Lee, Donald Lee, Ningyuan Chen and Hemant Ishwaran
Emory University - Goizueta Business SchoolEmory University - Dept of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, University of Toronto at Mississauga - Department of Management and University College London - Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
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survival analysis; gradient boosting; functional data; step-size shrinkage; regression trees; likelihood functional; queuing transition rates; emergency departments

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Can customer arrival rates be modelled by sine waves? Improving service operations with queuing data analytics

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2021
University of Toronto at Mississauga - Department of Management, Emory University - Goizueta Business School, Emory University - Goizueta Business SchoolEmory University - Dept of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 202 (204,895)
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arrival rate estimation; spectral estimation; nonhomogeneous Poisson process; emergency departments; call centres

12.

A Primal-dual Learning Algorithm for Personalized Dynamic Pricing with an Inventory Constraint

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2020
Ningyuan Chen and Guillermo Gallego
University of Toronto at Mississauga - Department of Management and HKUST
Downloads 181 (225,772)
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network revenue management, multi-armed bandit, learning and earning, dynamic pricing, online retailing

13.

Dealership or Marketplace: A Dynamic Comparison

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 29 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2020
Ningyuan Chen, Guillermo Gallego, Pin Gao and Steven Kou
University of Toronto at Mississauga - Department of Management, HKUST, School of Data Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Boston University
Downloads 173 (234,712)
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dynamic pricing, business models, dynamic game, Markov perfect equilibrium, structural properties

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Dynamic Pricing with Money Back Guarantees

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Apr 2019
Ningyuan Chen and Yan Liu
University of Toronto at Mississauga - Department of Management and School of Management, University of Science and Technology of China
Downloads 156 (255,939)
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Revenue Management, Dynamic Pricing, Money Back Guarantee, Product Return

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Super-resolution Estimation of Cyclic Arrival Rates

Annals of Statistics 47:3:1754-1775 (2019)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2019
Ningyuan Chen, Donald Lee, Donald Lee and Sahand Negahban
University of Toronto at Mississauga - Department of Management, Emory University - Goizueta Business SchoolEmory University - Dept of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics and Yale University
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arrival rate estimation; spectral estimation; super-resolution frequency recovery; periodogram; window function; thresholding; nonhomogeneous Poisson process; queueing theory

16.

Does Loss Aversion Preclude Price Variation?

Forthcoming in Manufacturing & Service Operations Management
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2018
Ningyuan Chen and Javad Nasiry
University of Toronto at Mississauga - Department of Management and McGill University
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behavioral pricing, loss aversion, cyclic pricing, markdown management, retailing

17.

Does the Prohibition of Trade-Through Hurt Liquidity Demanders?

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2021
Ningyuan Chen, Pin Gao and Steven Kou
University of Toronto at Mississauga - Department of Management, School of Data Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Boston University
Downloads 128 (298,729)

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Optimal order execution, order routing, dynamic programming

18.

Component Pricing with a Bundle Size Discount

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 16 May 2022
Ningyuan Chen, Xiaobo Li, Zechao Li and Chun Wang
University of Toronto at Mississauga - Department of Management, National University of Singapore, Tsinghua University - Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management and Tsinghua University, School of Economics and Management
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bundle pricing, mixed integer programming

19.

Adaptive Seamless Dose-Finding Trials

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 12 May 2021
Ningyuan Chen and Amin Khademi
University of Toronto at Mississauga - Department of Management and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Dose-Finding, Joint Efficacy and Toxicity, Continuum-Armed Bandit, Dose Escalation, Upper Confidence Bound

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Nonparametric Pricing Analytics with Customer Covariates

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 May 2018 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2020
Ningyuan Chen and Guillermo Gallego
University of Toronto at Mississauga - Department of Management and HKUST
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multi-armed bandit, dynamic pricing, online learning, regret analysis, contextual information

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A Sequential Recommendation and Selection Model

Posted: 17 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2020
University of Toronto at Mississauga - Department of Management, HKUST, School of Data Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen and LSEthe London School of Economics and Political Science

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Satisficing Choice Rule, Patience Levels, Sequential Recommendations, Sequential Selections