Xin Chen

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

601 E John St

Champaign, IL 61820

United States

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Cold Start to Improve Market Thickness on Online Advertising Platforms: Data-Driven Algorithms and Field Experiments

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 19 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2021
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Supply Chain Management Department - W.P.Carey School of Business, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Cold Start Problem, Online Advertising, Contextual Bandit, Two-Sided Field Experiment

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Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccines Under Limited Supply

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 31 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2020
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Department of Management Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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COVID-19, vaccine allocation, limited supply, static policy, dynamic policy

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Asymptotic Optimality of Constant-Order Policies in Joint Pricing and Inventory Control Models

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 May 2019 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2021
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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joint pricing and inventory control, lead time, asymptotic optimality, constant-order policy, random yield, vanishing discount factor approach

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M-natural-Convexity and its Applications in Operations

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2020
Xin Chen and Menglong Li
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Department of Management Sciences
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M-natural-convexity, SSQM-natural-convexity, nonincreasing optimal solution, inventory control, portfolio contract

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Population Monotonicity in Newsvendor Games

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 May 2017
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Decision Sciences & Managerial Economics, National University of Singapore (NUS) and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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inventory centralization, cooperative games, population monotonicity, log-concavity, duality

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Stable Risk Sharing and Its Monotonicity

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Jun 2017
Xin Chen, Zhenyu Hu and Shuanglong Wang
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, National University of Singapore (NUS) and Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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risk allocation, cooperative game, coherent risk measure, distortion risk measure

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Choice Modeling and Assortment Optimization in the Presence of Context Effects

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2021
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc - Walmart Labs, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Flexport Inc., Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. - Walmart Labs, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. - Walmart Labs and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. - Walmart Labs
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customer choice models, assortment optimization, context effects

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Asymptotic Optimality of Semi-Open-Loop Policies in Markov Decision Processes with Large Lead Times

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Oct 2020
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Industrial Enterprise and Systems Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Department of Management Sciences and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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open-loop policy, asymptotic analysis, Markov decision process, lead time, inventory

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Discrete Convex Analysis and Its Applications in Operations: A Survey

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 31 Mar 2020
Xin Chen and Menglong Li
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Department of Management Sciences
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Discrete convexity, inventory management, appointment scheduling, bike-sharing

10.

S-Convexity and Gross Substitutability

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 31 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2021
Xin Chen and Menglong Li
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Department of Management Sciences
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S-convexity, M-natural-convexity, gross substitutability, inventory models

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Joint Pricing and Inventory Decisions

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Feb 2022
Xin Chen, Peng Hu and Zhenyu Hu
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Huazhong University of Science and Technology and National University of Singapore (NUS)
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inventory, pricing, leadtime, consumer behavior, perishable

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Decentralized Pricing and Capacitated Assortment Planning in an Online Marketplace

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Jan 2022
Ebrahim Arian, Xin Chen and Menglong Li
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Department of Management Sciences
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online marketplace, assortment planning, personalized commission fee

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Average Cost Optimality in Partially Observed Lost-Sales Inventory Systems

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Jun 2021
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Industrial Enterprise and Systems Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Markov decision process, average cost, optimality inequality, partial observations, lost sales

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Dynamic Pricing When Customers Have Time-Inconsistent Preferences

HKUST Business School Research Paper No. 2021-040
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2022
Xiangyu Gao, Xin Chen and Ying-Ju Chen
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Decision Sciences & Managerial Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Information Systems, Business Statistics and Operations Management
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dynamic pricing, time-inconsistent preference, quasi-hyperbolic discounting, strategic customers

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Dynamic Capacity Management with General Upgrading

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2015
Yueshan Yu, Xin Chen and Fuqiang Zhang
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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Capacity management, inventory, upgrading, dynamic programming, revenue management

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Joint Pricing and Routing for a Ride-Sharing Platform in Low-Density Rural Areas

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Apr 2022
Ebrahim Arian, Xingyu Bai and Xin Chen
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Industrial Enterprise and Systems Engineering and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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dynamic pricing and assortment, dynamic vehicle routing, ride-sharing, approximate dynamic programming

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Efficient Algorithms for Minimizing Compositions of Convex Functions and Random Functions and Its Applications in Network Revenue Management

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 06 May 2022
Xin Chen, Niao He, Yifan Hu and Zikun Ye
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, ETH Zurich, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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stochastic nonconvex optimization, hidden convexity, air-cargo network revenue management, gradient-based algorithms