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Finalists of 2022 MSOM Student Paper Competition

  • 1.  Finalists of 2022 MSOM Student Paper Competition

    Posted 9 days ago

    We are pleased to announce the finalists of the 2022 MSOM Student Paper Competition, who have been selected out of a very strong pool of submissions. We would like to thank all judges who carefully reviewed the submissions.

    The finalists in alphabetical order are as follows:

    1. Jackie Baek (MIT) for "Fair Exploration via Axiomatic Bargaining"
    2. Tianyi Peng (MIT) for "Learning from Observational Commerce Data"
    3. Pia Ramchandani (Wharton) for "Unmasking human trafficking risk in commercial sex supply chains with machine learning"
    4. Alp Sungu (LBS) for "Capping Mobile Data Access Creates Value for Bottom-of-the-Pyramid Consumers - Experimental Evidence from a Mumbai Settlement"
    5. Chengcheng Zhai (Indiana) for "Improving Drinking Water Access and Equity in Rural Sub-Saharan Africa"
    6. Ian Yihang Zhu (Toronto) for "Spatial Price Integration in Commodity Markets with Capacitated Transportation Networks"

    We would like to thank all students who submitted their work and congratulate the six finalists!

    The finalists will present their work during two special sessions at INFORMS Annual Meeting, SB34 and SC19, both on Sunday October 16th. The winners will be announced and awarded at the MSOM business meeting at INFORMS. 

    Best regards,

    Florin Ciocan, Ersin Korpeoglu, and Nikos Trichakis

    Co-Chairs, 2022 MSOM Student Paper Competition

    Ersin Korpeoglu
    Associate Professor
    UCL School of Management
    London, UK