S. Alex Yang

London Business School

Associate Professor

Sussex Place

Regent's Park

London, London NW1 4SA

United Kingdom

http://faculty.london.edu/sayang/

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“  Trade credit, Supply chain finance, Fintech, Platform  ”

Scholarly Papers (23)

Trade Credit, Risk Sharing, and Inventory Financing Portfolios

Forthcoming, Management Science
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2018
S. Alex Yang and John R. Birge
London Business School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 933 (35,008)
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operations-finance interface; trade credit; supply chain management; inventory management; supplier financing; cost of financial distress; capital structure; financial constraint

How Inventory Is (Should Be) Financed: Trade Credit in Supply Chains with Demand Uncertainty and Costs of Financial Distress

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2016
S. Alex Yang and John R. Birge
London Business School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 2,029 (10,842)
Citation 31

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trade credit, supply chain management, inventory management, newsvendor model, supplier financing, costs of financial distress, debt structure, financial constraint

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Sourcing from Suppliers with Financial Constraints and Performance Risk

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 20(1), pp.70-84.
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 26 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2020
Christopher S. Tang, S. Alex Yang and Jing Wu
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management, London Business School and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - CUHK Business School
Downloads 935 (35,380)
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Operations-Finance interface, supply risk, purchase order finance, supply chain finance, supply chain management

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Platform Tokenization: Financing, Governance, and Moral Hazard

Management Science forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 06 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2021
Jiri Chod, Nikolaos Trichakis and S. Alex Yang
Boston College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and London Business School
Downloads 824 (42,261)
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blockchain, ICO, cryptocurrency, token, platform, entrepreneurial finance, agency, moral hazard

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The Supply Chain Effects of Bankruptcy

Forthcoming in Management Science
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2016
S. Alex Yang, John R. Birge and Rodney P. Parker
London Business School, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Indiana University Bloomington
Downloads 704 (51,992)
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operations-finance interface; supply chain interaction; operational competitiveness; bankruptcy; Chapter 11; reorganization; liquidation; externality

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Trade Credit and Supplier Competition

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 09 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2018
Jiri Chod, Evgeny Lyandres and S. Alex Yang
Boston College, Tel Aviv University and London Business School
Downloads 700 (52,414)
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Trade Credit in Supply Chains: Multiple Creditors and Priority Rules

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 May 2011 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2012
S. Alex Yang and John R. Birge
London Business School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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supply chain management, newsvendor model, trade credit, priority rules, bankruptcy, financial constraint

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Trade Credit Insurance: Operational Value and Contract Choice

Management Science 67(2):875-891. 2021
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 01 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2022
S. Alex Yang, Nitin Bakshi and Christopher Chen
London Business School, University of Utah and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business
Downloads 593 (64,778)
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credit insurance, cancelable insurance, trade credit, risk manaement, moral hazard, agency costs, operations-finance interface

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Trade Credit in Competition: A Horizontal Benefit

Forthcoming in Manufacturing & Service Operations Management
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 01 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2016
Heikki Peura, S. Alex Yang and Guoming Lai
Imperial College Business School, London Business School and University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business
Downloads 512 (77,907)
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trade credit, Bertrand competition, financial capacity, physical capacity, operations-finance interface

The Role of Fintech in Mitigating Information Friction in Supply Chain Finance

Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper Series No. 599
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 May 2020
Hsiao-Hui Lee, S. Alex Yang and Kijin Kim
National Chengchi University (NCCU) - Department of Management Information Systems, London Business School and Asian Development Bank - Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department (ERCD)
Downloads 206 (206,740)
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artificial intelligence, digitization, fintech, information friction, supply chain finance

The Role of FinTech in Mitigating Information Friction in Supply Chain Finance

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Oct 2019
Hsiao-Hui Lee, S. Alex Yang and Kijin Kim
National Chengchi University (NCCU) - Department of Management Information Systems, London Business School and Asian Development Bank - Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department (ERCD)
Downloads 195 (216,385)
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FinTech, Supply Chain Finance, Trade Finance, Information, Analytics, AI, Blockchain, Digitalization

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Financial Pooling in a Supply Chain

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2783833
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2018
Ming Hu, Qu Qian and S. Alex Yang
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics - School of International Business Administration and London Business School
Downloads 401 (103,889)
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trade credit, pooling, reverse factoring, supply chain finance, financial constraints, liquidity management, operations-finance interface

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The Impact of Trade Credit Provision on Retail Inventory: An Empirical Investigation Using Synthetic Controls

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 06 May 2019 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2022
Christopher Chen, Nitish Jain and S. Alex Yang
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business, London Business School and London Business School
Downloads 382 (110,160)
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OM-Finance Interface, Trade Credit, Inventory, Empirical OM, Synthetic Controls

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Dynamic Trade Finance in the Presence of Information Frictions and FinTech

Forthcoming in Manufacturing & Service Operations Management
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2022
Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management, London Business School and University of International Business and Economics
Downloads 366 (115,590)
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Trade finance, supply chain finance, structured trade finance, information friction, information asymmetry, FinTech, blockchain, smart contracts

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Improving Dispute Resolution in Two-Sided Platforms: The Case of Review Blackmail

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 23 May 2022
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, London Business School and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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platform governance, dispute resolution, blackmail, decentralization, review, extortion, blackmail

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When Customers Anticipate Liquidation Sales: Managing Operations under Financial Distress

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 30 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2017
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Indiana University Bloomington, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Institute for Data, Systems, and Society (IDSS) and London Business School
Downloads 322 (132,433)
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financial distress; liquidation sale; strategic customers; inventory; pricing; deferred discount; rebate; deferred discount

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Decentralized Governance on Two-Sided Platforms: Crowdsourcing, Learning, and Debiasing

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 27 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2022
Alan Kwan, S. Alex Yang and Angela Huyue Zhang
The University of Hong Kong, London Business School and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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crowd-sourcing, crowd-judging, platform governance, platform operations, two-sided marketplace, bias, experience, learning

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A Model for Tax Advantages of Portfolios with Many Assets

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 31, No. 11, 2007
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2015
John R. Birge and S. Alex Yang
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and London Business School
Downloads 241 (177,636)
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Taxes, portfolio optimization

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Advance Selling to Ease Financial Distress

Number of pages: 91 Posted: 01 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2022
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law - School of Finance and London Business School
Downloads 206 (205,941)

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advance selling, operations management, OM-Finance interface, strategic consumers, moral hazard

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Capacity Expansion in Service Platforms: Financing vs. Employment

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 20 May 2021
Heikki Peura and S. Alex Yang
Imperial College Business School and London Business School
Downloads 170 (243,596)

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platform economy, OM-Finance interface, capacity investment, holdup, free-riding

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Inventory Financing under Risk-Adjusted-Return-On-Capital Criterion

Naval Research Logistics, 69(1), 92-109, 2022.
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2022
Yuxuan Zhang, Pingke Li, S. Alex Yang and Simin Huang
University of International Business and Economics, Tsinghua University, London Business School and Tsinghua University
Downloads 168 (245,970)

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operations-finance interface, inventory management, inventory financing, RAROC, Basel regulation

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Seller-Orchestrated Inventory Financing under Bank Capital Regulation

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 07 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2022
Yuxuan Zhang, Simin Huang and S. Alex Yang
University of International Business and Economics, Tsinghua University and London Business School
Downloads 164 (251,032)
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supply chain management, inventory, operations-finance interface, bank capital regulation, joint finance program, seller-orchestrated financing, risk pooling

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Credit Chain and Sectoral Co-movement: A Multi-Region Investigation

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Aug 2021
Hsiao-Hui Lee, S. Alex Yang, Yuxuan Zhang and Kijin Kim
National Chengchi University (NCCU) - Department of Management Information Systems, London Business School, University of International Business and Economics and Asian Development Bank - Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department (ERCD)
Downloads 44 (552,536)

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trade credit, credit chain, sectoral co-movement, Input-Output Table, systemic risk

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Online Appendix to 'When Customers Anticipate Liquidation Sales: Managing Operations Under Financial Distress'

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 Jan 2017
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Indiana University Bloomington, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Institute for Data, Systems, and Society (IDSS) and London Business School
Downloads 37 (588,624)
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Online Appendix to Cancelability in Trade Credit Insurance

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Dec 2016
S. Alex Yang, Nitin Bakshi and Christopher Chen
London Business School, University of Utah and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business
Downloads 36 (594,198)

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credit insurance, trade credit, risk management, moral hazard, operations-finance interface