Yiwei Chen

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Yiwei Chen

  • Fox School of Business and Management

    • Statistics, Operations, and Data Science

      • Associate Professor


Yiwei Chen is an assistant professor in the Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management. He received his PhD from MIT Sloan School of Management.

His research interests include revenue management and pricing.

Chen has published papers in top tier journals, such as Management Science, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Mathematics of Operations Research, Operations Research, Production and Operations Management, and Transportation Research Part B: Methodological. He received third place in the 2017 INFORMS Junior Faculty Interest Group (JFIG) paper competition.

Research Interests

  • Revenue management
  • Pricing

Courses Taught




STAT 2512

Intermediate Statistics


BA 5685

Internship or Externship in Business


MSOM 9106

Dynamic Programming: Theory and Its Applications


STAT 5605

Decision Models: From Data to Decisions


STAT 5606

Data: Care, Feeding, and Cleaning in Python


Selected Publications


  • Chen, Y. & Trichakis, N. (2021). Technical Note—On Revenue Management with Strategic Customers Choosing When and What to Buy. Operations Research, 69(1), 175-187. doi: 10.1287/opre.2020.2008.

  • Chen, Y. & Hu, M. (2020). Pricing and Matching with Forward-Looking Buyers and Sellers. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 22(4), 717-734. doi: 10.1287/msom.2018.0769.

  • Chen, Y. & Shi, C. (2019). Joint Pricing and Inventory Management with Strategic Customers. Operations Research, 67(6), 1610-1627. doi: 10.1287/opre.2019.1857.

  • Chen, Y., Farias, V.F., & Trichakis, N. (2019). On the Efficacy of Static Prices for Revenue Management in the Face of Strategic Customers. Management Science. doi: 10.1287/mnsc.2018.3203.

  • Chen, Y. & Özer, Ã. (2019). Supply Chain Contracts That Prevent Information Leakage. Management Science. doi: 10.1287/mnsc.2018.3200.

  • Chen, Y. (2019). Pricing and Matching in the Sharing Economy. In Sharing Economy Making Supply Meet Demand. Springer.

  • Chen, Y. & Farias, V.F. (2018). Robust Dynamic Pricing with Strategic Customers. Mathematics of Operations Research, 43(4), 1119-1142. doi: 10.1287/moor.2017.0897.

  • Chen, Y. & Wang, H. (2018). Pricing for a Last-Mile Transportation System. Transportation Research Part B Methodological, 107, 57-69. doi: 10.1016/j.trb.2017.11.008.