College of Sustainable Operations Student Paper Award 2021

The POMS College of Sustainable Operations would like to announce the results for the Student Paper Competition. This year, we received a record 32 submissions. Each eligible submission was evaluated by two judges, and five finalists were then selected. In the second round, all judges ranked the five finalist submissions. The evaluation process for the Student Paper Competition was coordinated by Suvrat Dhanorkar (Penn State) and Safak Yucel (Georgetown).

Winner: Caleb Kwon
Harvard Business School
Paper Title: Disclosure-Driven Social Engagement in Supply Chains

Runner-up: Olumurejiwa Fatunde,
Center for Transportation and Logistics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Paper Title: The Value of Long-term Relationships when Selling To Informal Retailers - Evidence From India

Honorable Mention:
Kashish Arora
SC Johnson College of Business, Cornell University
Paper Title: Private vs. Pooled Transportation: Customer Preference and Congestion Management

Chen-An Lin
Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
Paper Title: Wait Time Based Pricing for Queues with Customer-Chosen Service Times

Elisabeth Paulson
Operations Research Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Paper Title: Interventions for Increasing Healthy Food Consumption among Low-income Populations

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