Opher Baron

University of Toronto - Operations Management

Professor

105 St. George st

Toronto, ON M5S 3E6

Canada

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

16

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

Omnichannel Services: The False Premise and Operational Remedies

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 05 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2021
Opher Baron, Xiaole Chen and Yang Li
University of Toronto - Operations Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - CUHK Business School and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - CUHK Business School
Downloads 346 (108,813)
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service operations; omnichannel services; customer choices; channel interference

2.

Adoption of Electric Vehicles in Car Sharing Market

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2019
University of Waterloo, University of Toronto - Operations Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen
Downloads 342 (110,214)

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electric vehicles, car sharing, sustainable operations, queueing networks

3.

Newsvendor Selling to Loss-Averse Consumers with Stochastic Reference Points

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2329242
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2014
University of Toronto - Operations Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics - School of International Business Administration
Downloads 257 (148,969)
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Newsvendor, Behavioral Operations, Loss Aversion, Contingent Pricing, Marketing Promotion, Stochastic Reference Points

4.

Introducing Autonomous Vehicles: Formulation and Analysis

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2019
Opher Baron, Oded Berman and Mehdi Nourinejad
University of Toronto - Operations Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 207 (183,304)
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Transportation, Public Policy

5.

A Game between a Terrorist and a Passive Defender

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 17 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2016
Opher Baron, Oded Berman and Arieh Gavious
University of Toronto - Operations Management, University of Toronto - Operations Management and Ono Academic College
Downloads 189 (199,150)
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Game Theory, Anti-Terrorism

6.

Managing Perishable Inventory Systems with Multiple Demand Classes

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Jul 2018
University of Waterloo, University of Toronto - Operations Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen
Downloads 140 (256,353)
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Perishable inventory systems; multiple demand classes; stochastic optimal control; demand fulfillment and rationing; multimodularity

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Priority, Capacity Rationing, and Ambulance Diversion in Emergency Departments

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Jun 2019
Opher Baron, Tianshu Lu and Jianfu Wang
University of Toronto - Operations Management, University of Toronto - Operations Management and City University of Hong Kong
Downloads 132 (268,325)

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healthcare operation, non-preemptive priority queue, capacity rationing, ambulance diversion, heavy traffic, numerical algorithm

8.

Tandem Queues with Impatient Customers

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 3116815
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2019
City University of Hong Kong, University of Waterloo, University of Toronto - Operations Management and University of Toronto - Operations Management
Downloads 108 (310,061)
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tandem queue, impatient customers, abandonment, flexible servers

9.

Business Analytics in Service Operations—Lessons from Healthcare Operations

Naval Research Logistics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2021
Opher Baron
University of Toronto - Operations Management
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Business Analytics, Analytics in Healthcare, Service Operations, Queue Mining

10.

Revenue Volatility under Uncertain Network Effects

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Apr 2020
Opher Baron, Ming Hu and Azarakhsh Malekian
University of Toronto - Operations Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 98 (330,720)

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pricing, network effect, uncertainty

11.

Scalable Data-Driven Forecasting and Revenue Management with Asymmetric Formation of Reference Prices

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 3388941
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2020
Opher Baron, Chang Deng, Simai He and Hongsong Yuan
University of Toronto - Operations Management, Southern University of Science and Technology, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics - School of Information Management and Engineering
Downloads 89 (351,563)

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data driven, reference price, exposure effect, forecast, revenue management, long tail goods

12.

Does the Bullwhip Matter Economically? A Cross-Sectional Firm-Level Analysis

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Oct 2016
Opher Baron, Jeffrey L. Callen and Dan Segal
University of Toronto - Operations Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah
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Bullwhip, Earnings Attributes, Economic Consequences

13.

The State-Dependent M/G/1 Queue with Orbit: Analysis and Strategic Customer Behavior

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Dec 2016
University of Toronto - Operations Management, University of Athens and Koc University
Downloads 79 (377,650)
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state-dependent queueing system; orbit; retrial queue; non-negligible retrieval time; steadystate distribution; conditional sojourn time distributions; strategic customers; equilibrium strategies; statedependent arrivals; state-dependent services; balking; Queueing Markov Chain Decomposition

14.

Synchronizing Travelling and Waiting Processes: Customer Strategy with an Online Reservation System

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Mar 2020
Opher Baron, O. Berman and Lu Wang
University of Toronto - Operations Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics - College of Business
Downloads 65 (420,181)
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Queueing theory, customer behavior, online reservation

15.

Innovative Business Models in Ocean-Bound Plastic Recycling

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 3871885
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 28 Jun 2021
University of Toronto - Operations Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Decision Sciences & Managerial Economics
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Sustainable Operations, Business Model Innovation, Plastic Recycling

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Increasing social welfare with delays: strategic customers in the M/G/1 orbit queue

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Feb 2021
University of Toronto - Operations Management, University of Athens and National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
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strategic delay, queue with orbit, equilibrium strategy, social welfare optimization

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 44
1.

Does the Bullwhip Matter Economically? A Cross-Sectional Firm-Level Analysis

AAA 2019 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 Aug 2018
Opher Baron, Jeffrey L. Callen and Dan Segal
University of Toronto - Operations Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah
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Bullwhip Effect