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RECENT & UPCOMING HIGHLIGHTS

2019

  • “Dynamic Learning in Markets: Pricing, Advertising, and Information Acquisition,” 52nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Grand Wailea, Maui, HI, January 8-11, 2019.
  • Co-Chair, 21st International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC), Busan, South Korea, July 3-4, 2019.
  • Co-chair, Minitrack on Strategy, Information, Technology, Economics, and Society (SITES) (formerly: Competitive Strategy, Economics, and IS, in existence since 1988) at the 52nd HICSS, January 8-11, 2019.

2018

  • “Intertemporal Fairness and the Exploitation of Nonrenewable Resources,” 11th Triennial Conference of the Association of Asia-Pacific Operational Research Societies (APORS), Kathmandu, Nepal, August 6-9, 2018.
  • “Is there new Economics in the Sharing Economy? Insights from Models and Data,” Keynote Address, 20th International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC), Tianjin, China, July 6-7, 2018.
  • “The Advent of the Sharing Culture and its Effect on Product Pricing,” 20th International Conference on Cultural Economics, Melbourne, Australia, June 26-29, 2018.
  • “Implicit Collusion in Multi-Principal Multi-Agent Contracts,” Asian Meeting of the Econometric Society (AMES), Sogang University, Seoul, South Korea, June 21-23, 2018.
  • “Intertemporal Fairness and the Exploitation of Nonrenewable Resources,” INFORMS International Conference, Taipei, Taiwan, June 18-20, 2018.
  • “Design and Efficiency in Multi-Principal Multi-Agent Contract Games,” 14th Meeting of the Society for Social Choice and Welfare, Seoul, South Korea, June 14-17, 2018.
  • “Strategic Durability with Sharing Markets,” Inaugural Baltic Economics Conference & 7th Annual Lithuanian Conference on Economic Research, Vilnius, Lithuania, June 11-12, 2018.
  • “Advances in Model-Based Understanding of the Sharing Economy,” Invited Seminar, Institute of Information Management, University St. Gallen, March 15, 2018.
  • “Implicit Collusion in Multi-Principal Multi-Agent Contracts,” International Symposium on Imperfect Forms of Collusion, Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Studies (STIAS), Stellenbosch, South Africa, January 12-13, 2018.
  • “The Dynamics of Asset Sharing and Private Use,” 51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Waikoloa Village, HI, January 3-6, 2018.
  • Co-chair, Minitrack on Strategy, Information, Technology, Economics, and Society (SITES) (formerly: Competitive Strategy, Economics, and IS, in existence since 1988) at the 51st HICSS, January 3-6, 2018.

2017

  • “Strategic Durability with Sharing Markets,” Latin American Meeting of the Econometric Society, Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 9-11, 2017.
  • October 2017: Maryam Razeghian obtained her PhD under the supervision of Prof. Weber with a dissertation on “The Economics of Sharing Markets;” the jury included Semyon Malamud (EPFL; jury president), David Myatt (LBS), Armin Schmutzler (Univ. of Zurich), and Daniel Kuhn (EPFL).
  • “Strategic Interdependent Security Systems,” 70th European Meeting of the Econometric Society, Lisbon, Portugal, August 21-25, 2017.
  • “Optimal Switching Between Cash-Flow Streams,” 21st Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS), July 17-21, 2017, Quebec, Canada.
  • “The Optimal Length of a Break,” 10th Procrastination Research Conference, July 13-14, 2017, Chicago, IL.
  • “Dynamic Credit-Collections Optimization,” INFORMS Applied Probability Society (APS) Conference 2017, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, July 10-12, 2017.
  • “Quantifying Commitment in Nash Equilibria,” 13th European Meeting on Game Theory (SING13), Paris, France, July 5-7, 2017; 11th International Conference on Game Theory and Management (GTM), GSOM Saint Petersburg State University, Russia, June 28-30, 2017.
  • ”Selling vs. Renting with Sharing,” 4th International Workshop on the Sharing Economy (IWSE), Lund, Sweden, June 15-16, 2017.
  • “Strategic Interdependent Security Systems,” China Meeting of the Econometric Society, Wuhan, China, June 9-11, 2017.
  • “The Effect of Sharing Markets on Product Durability,” Asian Meeting of the Econometric Society (AMES), June 3-5, Hong Kong, China.
  • “Grid Connection of Shared Electric Vehicles,” 2nd HAEE Energy Conference, May 18-20, 2017, Athens, Greece.
  • “Controlling and Pricing Shareability,” 50th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Waikoloa Village, HI, January 4-7, 2017. Nominated for the Best Research Paper Award.
  • Co-chair, Minitrack on Strategy, Information, Technology, Economics, and Society (SITES) (formerly: Competitive Strategy, Economics, and IS, in existence since 1988) at the 50th HICSS, January 4-7, 2017.

2016

  • “Dynamic Credit-Collections Optimization,” 29th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference, Sydney, Australia, December 14-16, 2016.
  • “Optimal Multiattribute Screening,” System Analysis and Control: International Conference in Memory of Arkady Kryazhimskiy, Co-organized by the Steklov Mathematical Institute Moscow, Lomonosov Moscow State University, and the Ural Federal University, Ekaterinburg, Russia, October 3-8, 2016, plenary talk.
  • “Multiattribute Pricing,” 5th International Conference on Continuous Optimization (ICCOPT 2016), Tokyo, Japan, August 6-11, 2016.
  • “To Share or Not to Share: Adjustment Dynamics in a Sharing Economy,” 2016 Africa Meeting of the Econometric Society (AFES), Kruger National Park, South Africa, July 26-28, 2016; 2016 Asian Meeting of the Econometric Society (AMES), Kyoto, Japan, August 11-13; 31st Annual Congress of the European Economic Association (EEA-ESEM), Geneva, August 22-26, 2016
  • “Global Optimization on an Interval,” 14th Workshop on Advances in Continuous Optimization (EUROPT 2016), Warsaw, Poland, July 1-2, 2016; Mathematical Optimization Down Under (MODU 2016), Melbourne, Australia, July 18-22, 2016.
  • “Advances in the Theory of Sharing: A Dynamic Approach,” 7th Workshop on Theory in Economics of Information Systems (TEIS), Guanacaste, Costa Rica, March 18-21, 2016.
  • “Dynamic Information Acquisition,” 12th International Conference on Operations Research (ICOR), Havana, Cuba, March 8-11, 2016.
  • “Optimal Retail in a Sharing Economy,” 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Koloa, Kauai, HI, January 5-8, 2016.
  • Co-chair, Minitrack on Society, Information, Technology, and Economics (SITE) (formerly: Competitive Strategy, Economics, and IS, in existence since 1988) at the 49th HICSS, January 5-8, 2016.

2015

  • “Dynamic Valuation of Delinquent Credit-Card Accounts,” 28th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference, Sydney, Australia, December 16-18, 2015.
  • “A Robust Resolution of Newcomb’s Paradox,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, November 1-4, 2015.
  • “Multiattribute Pricing,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, November 1-4, 2015.
  • “The Optimal Timing of Medical Tests,” 10th Triennial Conference of the Association of Asia-Pacific Operational Research Societies (APORS 2015), Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, August 2-6, 2015; INFORMS Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, November 1-4, 2015.
  • “Optimal Dynamic Information Acquisition with Application to Emissions Control,” 10th Triennial Conference of the Association of Asia-Pacific Operational Research Societies (APORS 2015), Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, August 2-6, 2015.
  • Co-chair, Control Theory Stream, Joint International Conference by the Swiss Operations Research Society (SVOR), the German Operations Research Society (GOR), and the Austrian Operations Research Society (ÖGOR), Vienna, Austria, September 1 – 4, 2015.
  • Summer Academy on Economic Growth and Governance of Natural Resources (MSA 2015), Moscow State University, July/August 2015.
  • Mini-Conference (joint w/ C.C. von Weizsäcker and H. Heinrichs) on the Collaborative Economy, organized by the Fondation Suisse, Maison Heinrich Heine, Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris, March 31, 2015.
  • Primary Co-chair, Minitrack on Society, Information, Technology, and Economics (SITE) (formerly: Competitive Strategy, Economics, and IS, in existence since 1988) at the 48th HICSS, January 5 – 8, 2015.

2014

  • Presentation of “Intertemporal Fairness and the Exploitation of Nonrenewable Resources” at the INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 9 – 12, 2014.
  • Presentation of “Optimal Commitment” at Eighth International Conference on Game Theory and Management (GTM), St. Petersburg University, Russia, June 25 – 27, 2014, and at 3rd Workshop At the Boundaries of Dynamic Games, Control, and Viability, Saint-Nicolas la Chapelle, France, June 19 – 21, 2014.
  • Presentation of “Dynamic Information Acquisition in LQG Control Problems,” at 2014 IFORS 20th Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies – held every 3 years), July 13 – 18, 2014, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Coordination (joint w/ Prof. Manuel Heitor) of the Technology, Management and Policy Graduate Consortium 2014 and the 2014 IRGC Risk Governance Research Workshop at the Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) June 23- 25, 2014, Lisbon Portugal. Call for Abstracts Poster
  • Member of Expert Group on Optimization of Product Lifetime, Po 12.3777, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Bern, Switzerland, 2013 – 14.
  • Co-chair, Minitrack on Information Economics, Competition, Regulation, Law and Society (formerly: Competitive Strategy, Economics, and IS) at the
    47th HICSS, January 6—9, 2014, as in 2009 & 2010 & 2011 & 2012 & 2013
  • Co-organizer (with Prof. R. Fahlenbrach) of workshop on “Decision Making under Uncertainty: Behavioral Aspects,” EPFL, November 22, 2013, as part of the CRAG-IRGC Symposium. Workshop Poster
  • Organizing committee of the CRAG Symposium, Lausanne, November 20 – 22, 2013, jointly organized with the International Risk Governance Council (IRGC)
  • Chair of Session on “OR/MS in Economics” at 2013 Informs Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, October 6, 2013
  • June 2013: Naveed Chehrazi obtained PhD with dissertation on “Identification and Optimization of Stochastic Systems”. He is now Assistant Professor of Operations Management at the McCombs School of Business of the University of Texas at Austin
  • June 2013: Lauren Cipriano (co-advised by Margaret Brandeau, Stanford University) obtained PhD with dissertation on “Optimal Information Collection in Dynamic Health Policy”. She is now Assistant Professor of Management Science at the Ivey Business School of the University of Western Ontario in Canada
  • Member of Scientific Committee of the Center of Risk Analysis and Governance (CRAG)
  • Presentation of “Information Acquisition in Dynamic Health Policy” at the 2013 INFORMS Healthcare Conference, Chicago, IL, June 25, 2013
  • Research Collaboration with Novartis on “A Model-Based Analysis of Production Processes for Transition to Lean Manufacturing”, Nyon, 2012—2013
  • Keynote address on “New Connections and Open Problems in Operations Research” at the 10th Joint Operations Research Days, June 28— 29, 2012, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
  • Plenary address on “Sustainable Supply Chains: Green Logistics” at Liechtenstein Congress on Sustainable Development and Responsible Investment, May 2—4, 2012, Liechtenstein

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