Opher Baron

University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

Omnichannel Services: The False Premise and Operational Remedies

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 05 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2022
Opher Baron, Xiaole Chen and Yang Li
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU) and University of Western Ontario - Richard Ivey School of Business
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service operations; omnichannel services; customer choices; channel interference

2.

Innovative Business Models in Ocean-Bound Plastic Recycling

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 3871885
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2022
University of Toronto - Rotman School of 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 models, ocean-bound plastic recycling, triple bottom line (TBL)

3.

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 - Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen
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electric vehicles, car sharing, sustainable operations, queueing networks

4.

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 - Rotman School of 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
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Newsvendor, Behavioral Operations, Loss Aversion, Contingent Pricing, Marketing Promotion, Stochastic Reference Points

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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 - Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Transportation, Public Policy

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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 - Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto - Operations Management and Ono Academic College
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Game Theory, Anti-Terrorism

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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 - Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto - Operations Management and City University of Hong Kong
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healthcare operation, non-preemptive priority queue, capacity rationing, ambulance diversion, heavy traffic, numerical algorithm

8.

Managing Perishable Inventory Systems with Multiple Demand Classes

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

9.

Data-driven Forecasting and Reference Prices with Exposure Effect

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 3388941
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2022
Opher Baron, Chang Deng, Simai He and Hongsong Yuan
University of Toronto - Rotman School of 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
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data driven, reference price, exposure effect, forecast

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 - Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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pricing, network effect, uncertainty

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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 - Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics - College of Business
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Queueing theory, customer behavior, online reservation

12.

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 - Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto - Operations Management
Downloads 140 (310,449)
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tandem queue, impatient customers, abandonment, flexible servers

13.

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 - Rotman School of Management
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Business Analytics, Analytics in Healthcare, Service Operations, Queue Mining

14.

Recipient-Dependent Deliveries in Last-Mile Logistics

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Jan 2022
Mehdi Nourinejad, Opher Baron and Oded Berman
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Vehicle routing; location; freight-materials handling; autonomous vehicles

15.

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 - Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Reichman University
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Bullwhip, Earnings Attributes, Economic Consequences

16.

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 - Rotman School of Management, University of Athens and Koc University
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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

17.

Waiting Experience in Open-Shop Service Networks: Improvements via Flow Analytics & Automation

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2022
Renmin University of China - School of Business, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, City University of Hong Kong, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Service analytics, information technology, wait time management, open shop, priority policy

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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 - Rotman School of 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

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On Dedicated versus Pooled Service in the Presence of Triage Errors

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 Jul 2022
Yonit Barron and Opher Baron
Ariel University and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Service Level, Triage errors, Queueing, Healthcare, Service Operations.

20.

An Operational Perspective on Microfinancing in Developing Countries

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Feb 2023 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2023
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Microfinance, Poverty, Sustainable Operations, Newvendor, Supply Chain Finance

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Optimal Dynamic Clearing for Interbank Payments

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Feb 2023
Shuzhen Chen, Opher Baron and Ningyuan Chen
Central South University - School of Business, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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dynamic programming, inventory management, interbank payments, clearing policy

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Total Downloads: 68
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 - Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Reichman University
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Bullwhip Effect