Matthew J. Sobel

Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University

10900 Euclid Ave.

Cleveland, OH 44106-7235

United States

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Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

Control of Dividends, Capital Subscriptions, and Physical Inventories

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Apr 2005
Lode Li, Martin Shubik and Matthew J. Sobel
Yale School of Management, Yale University - School of Management and Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University
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Dividends, Capital Subscription, Loans, Inventory, Default Penalty, Bankruptcy

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Risk Aversion and Supply Chain Contract Negotiation

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Jan 2009
Matthew J. Sobel and Danko Turcic
Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University and University of California, Riverside (UCR) - A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management
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Supply chain coordination, risk-aversion, supply contracts, bargaining

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Discounting and Risk Neutrality

Case Western Reserve University, Technical Report Paper No. TM-724F
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 Feb 2006
Matthew J. Sobel
Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University
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discounting, risk neutrality, utility, preferences

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Risk Neutrality and Ordered Vector Spaces

Case Western Reserve Technical Report No. TM-808A
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 20 Apr 2006
James C. Alexander and Matthew J. Sobel
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Mathematics and Cognitive Science and Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University
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risk neutrality, ordering, discounting, vector space, preference

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Optimality of Myopic Policies for Dynamic Lot-Sizing Problems in Serial Production Lines with Random Yields and Autoregressive Demand

Operations Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2012
Matthew J. Sobel and Volodymyr Babich
Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University and McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University
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multi-echelon, inventory, supply risk, MDP, myopic policies, Perishable/aging items

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Myopic Solutions of Homogeneous Sequential Decision Processes

Case Western Reserve University, Department of Operations Working Paper No. TM-810
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Jul 2006
Matthew J. Sobel and Wei Wei
Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University and Case Western Reserve University - Department of Operations
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myopic solution, Markov decision process, dynamic program, homogeneous, sequential game, equilibrium point

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Easy Affine Markov Decision Processes

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2018
Jie Ning and Matthew J. Sobel
Case Western Reserve University - Weatherhead School of Management and Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University
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Markov Decision Process

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Computationally Simple and Unified Approach to Finite and In finite Horizon Clark-Scarf Inventory Model

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 May 2010 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2012
Charu Sinha, Matthew J. Sobel and Volodymyr Babich
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University and McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University
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MDP, Myopic Policies, Inventory Policies, Serial Inventory System

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Collaboration with a Supplier to Induce Fair Labor Practices: Risk, Reputation, and Profit

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Mar 2018
Susan A. Slotnick and Matthew J. Sobel
Department of Operations and Supply Chain Management, Cleveland State University and Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University
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responsible supply chain, fair labor, reputation, risk posture, dynamic program

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Financial Incentives to Avoid Major Quality Problems in a Supply Chain

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Oct 2018
Susan A. Slotnick and Matthew J. Sobel
Department of Operations and Supply Chain Management, Cleveland State University and Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University
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Quality, supply chain, incentives, reputation

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Optimality of the Fastest Available Server Policy

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2016
William P. Millhiser, Charu Sinha and Matthew J. Sobel
Baruch College, Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics and Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University
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Matching arrivals with servers; fastest available server; Markovian queue; queueing cost minimization; heterogeneous servers.

12.

Scheduling Projects with Stochastic Activity Duration to Maximize EPV

European Journal of Operational Research 198(3): 697-705 (2009)
Posted: 20 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2012
Vera Tilson, Matthew J. Sobel and Joseph G. Szmerekovsky
University of Rochester - Simon Business School, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University and North Dakota State University - Department of Management, Marketing & Finance

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Project Management, Dynamic Programming/Optimal Control: Applications

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Pre‑Ipo Operational and Financial Decisions

Management Science, Vol. 50, No. 7, pp. 935-948, July 2004
Posted: 31 May 2006
Volodymyr Babich and Matthew J. Sobel
McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University and Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University

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joint operational and financial decisions, capacity expansion, stopping time, start-up, monotone threshold policies