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CBOM 2021 Junior Scholar Paper Competition

  • 1.  CBOM 2021 Junior Scholar Paper Competition

    Posted 8 days ago

    Dear colleagues,

    We are happy to announce the finalists of the 2021 Junior Scholar Paper Competition for the College of Behavior in Operations Management. Similar to last year, we received a large number of high quality, methodologically diverse papers, covering a wide range of topics. With the indispensable input of the referees, the awards committee selected the following finalist papers (in no particular order, *denotes the junior scholar entrant) :

    • Alp Sungu (* London Business School) and Kamalini Ramdas (London Business School) "Data Caps Expand Access to Digitally-led Health Services – Evidence from a Mumbai Slum"
    • Park Sinchaisri (* Wharton), Hamsa Bastani (Wharton), Osbert Bastani (School of Engineering-U of Pennsylvania), "Learning Best Practices: Can Machine Learning Improve Human Decision-Making?"
    • Zhenzhen Jia (* Fudan Univesity), Kejia Hu (Vanderbilt University), Jian-Qiang Hu (Fudan University), Vishal Ahuja (Cox, SMU)  - "To What Extent Do Workers' Preferences Matter?"

    The finalist papers will be presented on Tuesday, May 4, 10:15-11:15 in a special session at the upcoming POMS conference. The winner and runner-up will be announced at the CBOM business meeting.


    On behalf of the CBOM board, congratulations to all the finalists!

    Eirini Spiliotopoulou, Shan Li, Blair Flicker, and Nikolay Osadchiy.


    Nikolay Osadchiy
    Associate Professor
    Emory University
    Atlanta GA