Thomas A. Weber

Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI

Chair of Operations, Economics and Strategy

Odyssea

Station 5

Lausanne, 1015

Switzerland

http://oes.epfl.ch

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Scholarly Papers (48)

1.

Price Theory in Economics

OXFORD HANDBOOK ON PRICING MANAGEMENT, Ö. Özer and R. Phillips, eds., Oxford University Press, pp. 281--339, 2012
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 23 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2017
Thomas A. Weber
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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Equilibrium, Markets, Pricing

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Dynamic Valuation of Delinquent Credit-Card Accounts

Forthcoming in Management Science, 28th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2016
Naveed Chehrazi and Thomas A. Weber
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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Account valuation; consumer credit; collectability scoring; credit collections; GMM estimation; maximum-likelihood estimation; operational statistics; self-exciting point process

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A Model of Search Intermediaries and Paid Referrals

Wharton School OPIM Working Paper No. 02-12-01
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Oct 2004
Thomas A. Weber and Zhiqiang (Eric) Zheng
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI and UC Riverside
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All-Pay Auction, Intermediaries, Rent Dissipation, Search

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Intermediation in a Sharing Economy: Insurance, Moral Hazard, and Rent Extraction

Journal of Management Information Systems, Vol. 31, No. 3, pp. 35--71, 2014
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 May 2014 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2017
Thomas A. Weber
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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collaborative consumption, incentive contracting, intermediation, moral hazard, optimal insurance, sharing economy, trust

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Efficient Contract Design in Multi-Principal Multi-Agent Supply Chains

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Dec 2004
Thomas A. Weber and Hongxia Xiong
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI and Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering
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Channel Coordination, Double Marginalization, Supply Chain Contracting, Vertical Contracting

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Monotone Comparative Statics: A Geometric Approach

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Oct 2004
Bruno H. Strulovici and Thomas A. Weber
Northwestern University and Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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Change of Parameters, Parameterized Optimization Problems, Single Crossing, Supermodularity

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Carbon Markets and Technological Innovation

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 24 May 2014
Thomas A. Weber and Karsten Neuhoff
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
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Carbon Emissions, Carbon Taxes, Cap-and-Trade, Environmental Regulation, Induced Technological Innovation, Price Caps, Price Floors, Prices vs. Quantities

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To Share or Not to Share: Adjustment Dynamics in Sharing Markets

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2016
Maryam Razeghian and Thomas A. Weber
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI and Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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Adjustment Dynamics, Collaborative Consumption, Diffusion Process, Equilibrium Search, Hysteresis, Peer-to-peer Markets, Sharing Economy

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On the (Non-)Equivalence of IRR and NPV

Journal of Mathematical Economics, Vol. 52, pp. 25--39, 2014
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2017
Thomas A. Weber
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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Capital Budgeting, Internal Rate of Return, Investment Criterion, Net Present Value

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Monotone Approximation of Decision Problems

Operations Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2010
Naveed Chehrazi and Thomas A. Weber
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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B-Splines, Monotone Approximation, Nonparametric/Semiparametric Methods, Robust Optimization, Sample-Sparse Environments

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Strategic Durability with Sharing Markets

Sustainable Production and Consumption, Vol. 19, pp. 79--96.
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2019
Maryam Razeghian and Thomas A. Weber
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI and Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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Collaborative Consumption, Durability, Peer-to-peer Markets, Planned Obsolescence, Sharing Economy

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Efficient Dynamic Allocation with Uncertain Valuations

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Jan 2006
Abhishek Bapna and Thomas A. Weber
Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering and Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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Dynamic Mechanism Design, Multi-Armed Bandit Problem, Gittins Index, Direct Revelation Mechanisms

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Dynamic Credit-Collections Optimization

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2018
Naveed Chehrazi, Peter Glynn and Thomas A. Weber
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Stanford University and Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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account valuation, consumer credit, credit collections, impulse control, self-exciting point process, stochastic optimization

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Product Pricing in a Peer-to-Peer Economy

Journal of Management Information Systems, Vol. 33, No. 2, pp. 573--596, 2016
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 May 2016 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2017
Thomas A. Weber
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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collaborative consumption, market equilibrium, monopoly pricing, overlapping generations, sharing economy

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Option Contracting in the California Water Market

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 02 May 2014
Claire Tomkins and Thomas A. Weber
Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering and Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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Bilateral Contracting, Capacity-Reservation Contracts, Option Pricing, Real Options, Water Resources

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Screening with Externalities

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Sep 2006
Thomas A. Weber
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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Hidden Information, Multiattribute Nonlinear Pricing, Externalities

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Fair Welfare Maximization

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Oct 2004
Ashish Goel, Adam Meyerson and Thomas A. Weber
Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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Fairness, Inequality, Lorenz Dominance, Social Justice

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Simple Methods for Evaluating and Comparing Binary Experiments

Theory and Decision, Vol. 69, No. 2, 2010
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 31 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2017
Thomas A. Weber
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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Classification Problems, Decision Making under Uncertainty, Informativeness, Value of Information

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Hicksian Welfare Measures and the Normative Endowment Effect

American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, Vol. 2, No. 4, pp. 171--194, 2010
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2017
Thomas A. Weber
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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Compensating Variation, Equivalent Variation, Endowment Effect, Status-Quo Bias, Welfare Change, Willingness to Accept, Willingness to Pay

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Generalized Monotonicity Analysis

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2008
Bruno H. Strulovici and Thomas A. Weber
Northwestern University and Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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Aggregation, Comparative Statics, Comparative Dynamics, Monotone Comparative Statics, Parameterized Equation, Parameter Transformation, Quantitative Monotonicity Analysis, Robust Inference, Supermodular Games

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Bayesian Incentive Compatible Parametrization of Mechanisms

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 18 Apr 2006
Thomas A. Weber and Abhishek Bapna
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI and Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering
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Bayesian Incentive Compatibility, Direct Revelation Mechanisms, Mechanism Design

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Quantifying Endogeneity of Cryptocurrency Markets

European Journal of Finance, 2020, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2020
Michael Mark, Jan Sila and Thomas A. Weber
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Charles University in Prague - Institute of Economic Studies and Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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Bitcoin, branching ratio, cryptocurrencies, endogeneity, Hawkes process, market reflexivity, trading behavior

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The Question of Ownership in a Sharing Economy

Proceedings of the 48th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), January 2015, pp. 4874--4883.
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 30 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2017
Thomas A. Weber
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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collaborative consumption, insurance market, peer-to-peer exchange, sharing, willingness to accept, willingness to pay

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Understanding the Information-Based Transformation of Strategy and Society

Journal of Management Information Systems (2017), Vol. 34, No. 2, pp. 425-456.
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Aug 2017
University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department, University of Rochester - Simon Business School, Singapore Management University and Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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Consumers, economic theory, hyperdifferentiation, information flows, information politics, information strategy, intelligent assets, markets, producers, society transformation.

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A Robust Resolution of Newcomb's Paradox

Theory and Decision, Vol. 81, No. 3, 2016
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2016
Thomas A. Weber
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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Commitment, Decision Theory, Newcomb's Problem, Rationality, Time Consistency

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Optimal Retail in a Sharing Economy

Proceedings of the 49th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), January 2016, pp. 5230--5238.
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 16 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2017
Thomas A. Weber
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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collaborative consumption, sharing market, overlapping generations, peer-to-peer exchange, pricing

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Smart Products for Sharing

Journal of Management Information Systems (2017), Vol. 34, No. 2, pp. 341-368
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2017
Thomas A. Weber
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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aftermarket control, collaborative consumption, intelligent assets, internet of things, shareability, sharing economy, smart products

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Global Optimization on an Interval

Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Vol. 182, No. 2, pp. 684--705, 2017
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2017
Thomas A. Weber
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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Dynamic systems, global optimality conditions, optimal stopping

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Quantifying Commitment in Nash Equilibria

International Game Theory Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2019
Thomas A. Weber
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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First-mover advantage, second-mover advantage, partial commitment

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The Dynamics of Asset Sharing and Private Use

Proceedings of the 51st Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), January 2018. Forthcoming
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 20 Sep 2017
Thomas A. Weber
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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Collaborative Consumption, Degradation Dynamics, Durability, Product Lifetime, Sharing Economy, Sharing vs. Keeping

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A Continuum of Commitment

Economics Letters, Vol. 124, No. 1, pp. 67--73, 2014
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 26 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2017
Thomas A. Weber
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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adjustment cost, endogenous commitment, first-mover advantage, regulatory commitment, second-mover advantage, time consistency

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A Linear-Quadratic Gaussian Approach to Dynamic Information Acquisition

European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 270, No. 1, pp. 260--281, 2018
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2018
Thomas A. Weber and Viet-Anh Nguyen
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI and Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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Bayesian updating, Bellman equation, dynamic programming, emissions control, information acquisition, infinite-horizon optimal control, linear-quadratic systems, Markov decision problems, optimal filtering

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The Advent of the Sharing Culture and its Effect on Product Pricing

Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2019
Maryam Razeghian and Thomas A. Weber
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI and Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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Collaborative Consumption, Consumption Bundling, Peer-to-Peer Markets, Pricing, Revenue Management, Selling vs. Renting, Sharing Economy, Peer-Trade Propensity

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Dynamic Learning in Markets: Pricing, Advertising, and Information Acquisition

Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), January 2019. Forthcoming
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 15 Oct 2018
Thomas A. Weber
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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Advertising, Information Acquisition, Learning, Pricing

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Optimal Switching Between Cash-Flow Streams

Mathematical Methods of Operations Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2020
Thomas A. Weber
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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capital budgeting, cash flows, deterministic multi-armed bandit, optimal stopping and starting, replacement decisions

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Controlling and Pricing Shareability

Proceedings of the 50th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), January 2017, pp. 5572--5581.
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 18 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2017
Thomas A. Weber
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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aftermarket control, collaborative consumption, market equilibrium, monopoly pricing, overlapping generations, sharing economy

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Collaborative Innovation (or Not?!) When Product Performance Is Critical

Proceedings of the 53rd Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), January 2021, Forthcoming.
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 28 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2020
Thomas A. Weber
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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COVID-19, patent race, product commercialization, research collaboration

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Robust Identification of Controlled Hawkes Processes

Physical Review E, Vol. 101, No. 4 (April 2020), Article 043305
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2020
Michael Mark and Thomas A. Weber
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne and Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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Controlled self-exciting point processes, expectation maximization, Hawkes processes, maximum-likelihood estimation, robust identification

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Collaborative Housing and the Intermediation of Moral Hazard

Proceedings of the 47th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), January 2014, pp. 4133--4141.
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 12 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2017
Thomas A. Weber
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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collaborative consumption, incentive contracting, intermediation, moral hazard, optimal insurance

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An Augmented Becker-DeGroot-Marschak Mechanism for Transaction Cycles

Economics Letters, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 05 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2011
Thomas A. Weber
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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Becker-DeGroot-Marschak Mechanism, Compensating Variation, Equivalent Variation, Endowment Effect, Status-Quo Bias, Welfare Change, Willingness-to-Accept, Willingness-to-Pay

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Relatively Robust Decisions

Theory and Decision, Vol. 94, No. 1 (January 2023), pp. 35—62
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2023
Thomas A. Weber
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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Decision making under uncertainty, relative regret, robustness

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Optimal Multiattribute Screening

Ural Mathematical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 87--107, 2016
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 28 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2016
Thomas A. Weber
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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asymmetric information, incentive contracting, maximum principle, nonlinear pricing, optimal insurance

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Does Sharing Lead to Smarter Products? Managing Information Flows for Collective Servitization

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 09 Mar 2021
Thomas A. Weber
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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Collaborative Consumption, Collective Servitization, Design Principles, Internet of Things, Sharing Economy, Smart Products

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Population-Level Intervention and Information Collection in Dynamic Healthcare Policy

Health Care Management Science, Forthcoming [DOI 10.1007/s10729-017-9415-5]
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Sep 2017
Lauren Cipriano and Thomas A. Weber
Ivey Business School and Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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Medical Decision Making, Markov Decision Processes, Hepatitis C Virus, Optimal Stopping, Dynamic Programming

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Price Discrimination with Robust Beliefs

European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 306, No. 2 (April 2023), pp. 795—809
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 20 Oct 2022 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2023
Jun Han and Thomas A. Weber
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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Ambiguity, Pricing, Relative Regret, Robust Optimization, Screening

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How to Market Smart Products: Design and Pricing for Sharing Markets

Journal of Management Information Systems, Vol. 37, No. 3 (Winter 2020), pp. 631—667
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Dec 2020
Thomas A. Weber
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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Aftermarket control, collaborative consumption, durability design, non-linear pricing, product ecosystems, sharing economy, smart products, product design, product pricing

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Minimum-Error Classes for Matching Parts

Operations Research Letters, Vol. 49, No. 1 (January 2021), pp. 106—112
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 09 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2020
Thomas A. Weber
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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Error Minimization, Matching Partitions, Robust Optimization, Selective Assembly, Stochastic Production

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Optimal Recovery of Unsecured Debt via Interpretable Reinforcement Learning

Machine Learning with Applications, Volume 8, 15 June 2022, 100280
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 29 Apr 2022
Michael Mark, Naveed Chehrazi, Huanxi Liu and Thomas A. Weber
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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Reinforcement learning, interpretable machine learning, deterministic policy gradient, monotonicity constrained learning, debt recovery, control of Hawkes processes