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Associate Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences

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How Auctions­ Help Solve Some of the World’s Most Complicated Problems

Whenever you turn your lights on, query Google, or stream a video on your phone, it’s likely an auction happened in the background. Our faculty discuss the decades of research that helped make auctions so ubiquitous.

Researchers: Robert Weber, Jeroen Swinkels, Sandeep Baliga, James Schummer and Joshua Mollner

November 11, 2020

Economics

Is There a Better Way to Allocate Organs to Transplant Patients?

Two ideas for changing a system where people linger on waitlists while kidneys spoil.

Researchers: Chaithanya Bandi, Nikolaos Trichakis, Phebe Vayanos and James Schummer

December 2, 2016

Operations

Maximize the Returns, Lower the Risk

Using the right tools to grow savings and improve investment outcomes.

Researchers: Benjamin Iverson, James Schummer and Willemien Kets

Which Plane Lands Last?

The tricky science of weather delays and airport landing slots

Researchers: James Schummer and Rakesh Vohra

May 3, 2012

Economics