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Deadline Extension -- Revenue Management and Pricing 2022 Jeff McGill Student Paper Award

  • 1.  Deadline Extension -- Revenue Management and Pricing 2022 Jeff McGill Student Paper Award

    Posted 12 days ago
    Dear All,

    In view of multiple requests, the submission deadline for the 2022 Jeff McGill Student Paper Award is extended to August 10, 2022. For more information on this award, please see below.

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    Revenue Management and Pricing Student Paper Award

    The INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing (RMP) Section announces the 2022 Jeff McGill Student Paper Award. The awards are given annually for student papers judged to be the best in the field of revenue management and pricing.

    The first prize is accompanied by a $500 honorarium. The second prize is accompanied by a $300 honorarium. All other finalists, if any, will be awarded $100. The number of finalists will depend on the number of entries. All prizes including finalists are accompanied by a plaque in addition to the cash award. More details are given below as well as in connect.informs.org/rmp/awards/student-award.

    Eligibility Conditions:

    There are five conditions for eligibility:
    1. Entrant must have been a student on or after January 1, 2022, and the research presented in the paper must have been conducted while the entrant was a student.
    2. The submitted paper must present original research conducted primarily by the student entrant. Some assistance by other individuals (such as the student's faculty advisor) is permitted, however the entrant's primary research advisor must certify that the student's share of contribution to the paper exceeds 50%.
    3. Entrant must be a member of the RMP Section on the date of submission.
    4. The paper must not have won a prize (1st-2nd) in a previous RMP dissertation or student paper competition.
    5. A student may submit at most one paper.

    Submission Requirements:

    A complete entry consists of:
    1. A Word document or a PDF stating the entrant's contact information, the contact information of the entrant's primary research advisor and all co-authors, the paper title, and appropriate keywords for the submitted paper.
    2. The paper in completely anonymous form and PDF file format, with a length of at most 32 pages including the appendix, tables, figures, and references, and strictly compliant with all submission formatting standards of the journal Operations Research or Management Science. There could be appendices beyond the 32-page limit, but the judges are not responsible for covering those materials. The file name should be the short title of the paper.
    3. An electronic PDF file of a letter signed by both a faculty advisor and the entrant attesting that the entrant and the paper satisfy the eligibility conditions.

    The above three documents should be sent by the entrant as e-mail attachments to rmp2022studentaward@gmail.com. Complete entries must be received on or before July 31, 2022 August 10, 2022. It is the entrant's responsibility to allow for appropriate time to enroll as a new member of the RMP section (approximately 5 business days).

    2022 RMP Student Paper Award Committee:

    Francisco Castro, UCLA Anderson
    Yao Cui, Cornell Johnson
    Kaitlin Daniels, WashU Olin
    Karan Girotra, Cornell Tech and Cornell Johnson
    Negin Golrezaei, MIT Sloan
    Bora Keskin (chair), Duke Fuqua
    Jun Li, Michigan Ross
    Meng Li, UH Bauer
    Vahideh Manshadi, Yale SOM
    Sébastien Martin, Northwestern Kellogg
    Daniela Saban, Stanford GSB
    Nur Sunar, UNC-Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler
    Ruxian Wang, JHU Carey

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    Bora Keskin
    Associate Professor
    Duke University, Fuqua School of Business
    Phone: 919-660-1913
    https://faculty.fuqua.duke.edu/~nk145/
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