Prof. Yossi Aviv

Coller School of Management
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Gneral Information

Yossi Aviv is a Professor of Management at the Coller School of Management. He received his B.Sc. degree in Industrial Engineering and Management and M.Sc. degree in Operations Research and Systems Analysis from the Technion, Israel, in 1990 and 1993, respectively. He also holds a Ph.D. degree in Management Science from Columbia University’s Graduate Business School. Professor Aviv has held an academic position at the Olin Business School of Washington University in St. Louis, where he last served as the Dan Broida Professor of Operations and Manufacturing Management, and the Chair of the Operations and Manufacturing Management area. Professor Aviv develops and applies operations research models and methods to study problems related to supply chain management and revenue management. His research has focused on strategic inventory positioning in distribution networks, collaborative forecasting, and dynamic pricing. He has held several key editorial positions, among them being a Department Editor for Management Science. Professor Aviv has consulted in the defense, services, and electronics industries.  He has been teaching courses on quantitative decision modeling, operations management, and supply chain management, at the undergraduate, MBA, EMBA, and Ph.D. levels. He has also taught for INSEAD (Singapore), Fudan University (Shanghai), Stern School of Business (NYU), and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Fields of Research

Operations Strategy; Logistics and Supply Chain Management; Revenue Management



Yin, R., Aviv, Y., A. Pazgal, C. S. Tang. 2009. Optimal Markdown Pricing: Implications of Inventory Display Formats in the Presence of Strategic Customers.  Management Science 55 (8) 1391-1408.


Aviv, Y., A. Pazgal. 2008. Optimal Pricing of Seasonal Products in the Presence of Forward-Looking Consumers. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. 10 (3) 339-359.


Aviv, Y. 2007. On the Benefits of Collaborative Forecasting Partnerships between Retailers and Manufacturers. Management Science 53 (5) 777-794.


Aviv, Y., A. Pazgal. 2005. A Partially Observed Markov Decision Process for Dynamic Pricing. Management Science 51 (9) 1400-1416.


Aviv, Y. 2003. A Time Series Framework for Supply Chain Inventory Management. Operations Research 51 (2) 210-227.


Aviv, Y. 2002. Gaining Benefits from Joint Forecasting and Replenishment Processes: The Case of Auto-correlated Demand. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 4 (1) 55-74.


Aviv, Y. 2001. The Effect of Collaborative Forecasting on Supply Chain Performance. Management Science 47 (10) 1326-1343.


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