Frank (Youhua) Chen

City Univ. of Hong Kong - College of Business, Dept of Management Sciences

Chair Professor

Kowloon Tong

Hong Kong

http://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/staff/youhchen

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1.

Data-driven Newsvendor Problems Regularized by a Profit Risk Constraint

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2021
Shaochong Lin, Frank (Youhua) Chen, Yanzhi Li and Zuo-Jun Max Shen
The University of Hong Kong, City Univ. of Hong Kong - College of Business, Dept of Management Sciences, City University of Hong Kong and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research (IEOR)
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risk-averse newsvendor, data-driven newsvendor, value-at-risk constraint, machine learning

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A Risk-Averse Newsvendor Model under CVaR Decision Criterion

Operations Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 22 Jan 2009
Frank (Youhua) Chen, Minghui Xu and George Zhang
City Univ. of Hong Kong - College of Business, Dept of Management Sciences, Wuhan University - School of Economics and Management and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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supply chain, newsvendor model with pricing, risk aversion, conditional value-at-risk, monotonicity

3.

Optimal Pricing and Inventory Control Policy in Periodic-Review Systems with Fixed Ordering Cost and Lost Sales

Naval Research Logistics, Vol. 53, No. 2, pp. 117-136, 2006
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Jan 2007
Frank (Youhua) Chen, Saibal Ray and Yuyue Song
City Univ. of Hong Kong - College of Business, Dept of Management Sciences, McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management and Memorial University of Newfoundland
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pricing, stochastic demand, joint pricing and inventory control, dynamic programming, (s, S) policy, lost sales, fixed cost

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A Simple Heuristic Policy for Stochastic Distribution Inventory Systems with Fixed Shipment Costs

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2921743, Forthcoming, Operations Research
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2020
Han Zhu, Frank (Youhua) Chen, Ming Hu and Yi Yang
School of Management Science and Engineering, Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, City Univ. of Hong Kong - College of Business, Dept of Management Sciences, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and School of Management, Zhejiang University
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Multi-echelon, Distribution system, Stochastic demand, Performance evaluation, (r, Q) policy

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Coordination Mechanism for the Supply Chain with Leadtime Consideration and Price-Dependent Demand

European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 203, No. 1, pp. 70-80, May 2010
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 28 May 2010
Haoya Chen, Frank (Youhua) Chen, Tsan-Ming Choi and Suresh Sethi
affiliation not provided to SSRN, City Univ. of Hong Kong - College of Business, Dept of Management Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Institute of Textiles and Clothing and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Supply chain coordination, lead-time, information updating, return policy, newsvendor problem, risk and profit sharing, price dependent demand

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Dynamic Inventory Control with Covariates: Risk Constraints, Regularization, and Folding-horizon Plan

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 16 Feb 2022
Shaochong Lin, Frank (Youhua) Chen, Yanzhi Li and Zuo-Jun Max Shen
The University of Hong Kong, City Univ. of Hong Kong - College of Business, Dept of Management Sciences, City University of Hong Kong and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research (IEOR)
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Dynamic risk constraint, machine learning, folding horizon, time consistency, regularization

7.

Joint Optimal Ordering and Weather Hedging Decisions: A Newsvendor Model

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Dec 2008
Frank (Youhua) Chen, Fei Gao and Xiuli Chao
City Univ. of Hong Kong - College of Business, Dept of Management Sciences, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering
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Newsvendor model, weather risk hedging, risk hedging, inventory model, concave utility

8.

Optimal Control of Selling Channels for an Online Retailer with Cost-Per-Click Payments and Seasonal Products

Production and Operations Management, 2007
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Jan 2007
Frank (Youhua) Chen, Jian Chen and Yongbo Xiao
City Univ. of Hong Kong - College of Business, Dept of Management Sciences, Tsinghua University - School of Economics and Management and School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University
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Online Retailing, Advertising, Revenue Management, E-commerce, Cost-per-Click.

9.

Coordinating Inventory and Pricing Decisions Under Total Minimum Commitment Contracts

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 17 May 2021
Xiting Gong, Frank (Youhua) Chen and Quan Yuan
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), City Univ. of Hong Kong - College of Business, Dept of Management Sciences and Zhejiang University
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inventory management, dynamic pricing, supply contract, total minimum commitment, quantity commitment

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Integrated Ad Delivery Planning for Targeted Display Advertising

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Feb 2021
Huaxiao Shen, Yanzhi Li, Frank (Youhua) Chen and Kai Pan
Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU), City University of Hong Kong, City Univ. of Hong Kong - College of Business, Dept of Management Sciences and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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display advertising, ad delivery planning, distributionally robust chance-constrained optimization, targeted advertising

11.

A Production-Inventory Problem under an Energy Buy-Back Program

IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 395-406, July 2007
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2014
Frank (Youhua) Chen, Suresh Sethi and Hanqin Zhang
City Univ. of Hong Kong - College of Business, Dept of Management Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - Academy of Mathematics and Systems Sciences
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Production-inventory model, (s; S) policy, dynamic programming, electricity use in production, energy buy-back program

12.

Supplement to 'A Simple Heuristic Policy for Stochastic Distribution Inventory Systems with Fixed Shipment Costs'

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2020
Han Zhu, Frank (Youhua) Chen, Ming Hu and Yi Yang
School of Management Science and Engineering, Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, City Univ. of Hong Kong - College of Business, Dept of Management Sciences, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and School of Management, Zhejiang University
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To Carve Out or Not: Managing the Routine and Same-day Appts for Outpatient Clinics

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 13 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2023
Enayon Sunday Taiwo, Sergei Savin, Frank (Youhua) Chen and Kwai-Sang Chin
Department of Business and Administration, University of Winnipeg, University of Pennsylvania - Operations, Information and Decisions Department, City Univ. of Hong Kong - College of Business, Dept of Management Sciences and City University of Hong Kong - Department of Manufacturing Engineering & Engineering Management
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Patient-Controlled use of Non-Physician Providers: Appointment Scheduling in Mixed-Provider Settings

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 13 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2023
Enayon Sunday Taiwo, Sergei Savin, Frank (Youhua) Chen and Kwai-Sang Chin
Department of Business and Administration, University of Winnipeg, University of Pennsylvania - Operations, Information and Decisions Department, City Univ. of Hong Kong - College of Business, Dept of Management Sciences and City University of Hong Kong - Department of Manufacturing Engineering & Engineering Management
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Healthcare, appointment scheduling, non-physician providers

15.

Estimation and Optimization for a Multi-product Inventory System with Stockout-based Substitution

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 14 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2023
City University of Hong Kong, Department of Management Sciences, City Univ. of Hong Kong - College of Business, Dept of Management Sciences, University of Liverpool and Rutgers University, Business School, Department of Management Science and Information Systems
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multi-product inventory, substitution, censored data, demand estimation

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Inventory Management and Consumer Preference Estimation for Substitutable Products with Covariates

Posted: 17 Sep 2022 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2023
Yijie Zheng, Frank (Youhua) Chen, Shaochong Lin, Yi Yang and Yi Yang
City University of Hong Kong, Department of Management Sciences, City Univ. of Hong Kong - College of Business, Dept of Management Sciences, The University of Hong Kong and School of Management, Zhejiang UniversitySchool of Management, Zhejiang University

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multi-product, model-free, prescriptive model, substitution, sequential customers, preference learning