The Management Department Seminar Series welcomes speakers from other universities both national and international to share their research findings and create a community for knowledge exchange and discussion. The sessions are open to all faculty, research staff and PhD students.

Upcoming seminars:


Christine Beckman (Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland). It Takes Three: Relational Boundary Work and Tempered Separators in the US Navy

Wednesday 21 March 2018. 14.30 – 15.45. LG19a seminar room (OPERATIONS SEMINAR)

Victor Martínez de Albéniz (IESE Business School, University of Navarra). Using Clickstream Data to Improve Flash Sales Effectiveness

Friday 23 March 2018. 15.30 – 16.45. LG19a seminar room (OPERATIONS SEMINAR – INTERNAL ONLY)

Pedro Ferreira (Carnegie Mellon University). The Effect of Video-on-Demand on Piracy: Evidence From a Household Level Randomized Experiment

Monday 26 March 2018. 11.30 – 12.45. CAGB 500. (MARKETING SEMINAR)

Shuba Srinivasan(Boston University). The View from the Top: How Chief Executive Officers Impacts Firms’ Innovation Output.

Monday 09 April 2018. 11.30-12.45. LG19a seminar room. (MARKETING SEMINAR)

Tomas Legarraga (University of Balearic Islands). Title TBC.

Monday 30 April 2018 (TBC). 11.30-12.45. LT3. (STRATEGY & INNOVATION)

Stine Grodal (Boston University). Title TBC.

Monday 14 May 2018 (TBC). 11.30-12.45. LG19a seminar room. (ORGANIZATION & MANAGEMENT SEMINAR)

Eero Vaara (Aalto University School of Business). Title TBC.

Monday 21 May 2018. 13.30 – 14.45. LG19a seminar room. (OPERATIONS SEMINAR)

Dennis Zhang (Washing University in St Louis). Title TBC.

Tuesday 22 May 2018. 14.00 – 15.15. LT3 (OPERATIONS SEMINAR)

Omar Besbes (Columbia University). Title TBC.

Tuesday 29 May 2018. 11.00 – 12.15. LG19a seminar room. (MARKETING SEMINAR)

Koen Pauwels (D’Amore-McKim School of Business, D’Amore-McKim School of Business)

Monday 18 June 2018. Time and room TBC. (STRATEGY SEMINAR)

Andrew Shipilov (INSEAD). Title TBC.


Previous seminars:

Monday 11 September 2017. 14.30 – 15.45. LG19a seminar room. MARKETING SEMINAR

Martin Artz (Frankfurt School of Finance & Management). The (Non-)Use of New Information for Incentive Recalibration: Evidence from Sales Managers’ Intra-year Target Revisions.

Monday 25 September 2017. 14.00 – 15.15. LG19b seminar room. OPERATIONS SEMINAR

William Ziemba (University of British Columbia). Prediction of Stock market crashes, entry exits from bubbles, hedge fund disasters and their prevention.

Wednesday 11 October 2017. 13.15 – 14.16. LTUG (Upper Ground Lecture Theatre). (ECONOMICS SEMINAR)

Markus Eberhardt (University of Nottingham). Banking Crises and the International Transmission of Vulnerability

Wednesday 18 October 2017. 13.15 – 14.15. LGS (Lower Ground Square Lecture Theatre). (ECONOMICS SEMINAR)

Georg von Graevenitz (Queen Mary University of London). Does Online search Predict Sales? Evidence from Big Data for Car Markets in Germany and the UK

Monday 23 October 2017. 12.00 – 13.15. LG19a seminar room.  (HRM/OT SEMINAR)

Katharina Pernkopf (WU Vienna). Solving complex coordination problems: A conventionalist perspective on the implementation of the European work time directive in Austrian public hospitals

Wednesday 25 October 2017. 13.15 – 14.15. Upper Ground Lecture Theatre (LTUG) (ECONOMICS SEMINAR)

Richard Green (Imperial Business School). Storage decentralisation and the electricity market.

Wednesday 01 November 2017. 13.15 – 14.15. LG19a seminar room. (ECONOMICS SEMINAR)

Reinhilde Veugelers ( KULeuven/Bruegel). Taste for Science, Academic Boundary Spanning and Firm Innovation.

Monday 06 November 2017. 12.00 – 13.15. LG19a seminar room. (MARKETING/ENTREPRENEURSHIP SEMINAR)

Nicole Coviello  (Wilfrid Laurier University). No Business Experience Required? The Overlooked Role of Pre-Founding R&D Collaboration in Early Internationalization

Wednesday 08 November 2017. 13.15 – 14.15. LG19a seminar room. (ECONOMICS SEMINAR)

Sebastien Houde (University of Maryland). The Efficiency Consequences of Heterogeneous Behavioral Responses to Energy Fiscal Policies

Tuesday 14 November 2017. 12.00 – 13.15. LT3. (MARKETING SEMINAR – INTERNAL ONLY)

Soutong Zhang (Queen Mary University of London). Too Busy to Innovate: How Infrastructure and Slack Time Drive Innovation Adoption in Emerging Markets

Wednesday 15 November 2017. 13.15 – 14.15. LG19a seminar room. (ECONOMICS SEMINAR)

Helen Simpson (University of Bristol). Commuting Fast and Slow: The Effects of High Speed Rail

Monday 20 November 2017. 12.00 – 13.15. LG19a seminar room (MARKETING SEMINAR – INTERNAL ONLY)

Shervin Shahrokhi Tehrani, University of Toronto. A Heuristic Approach to Explore: Value of Perfect Information

Wednesday 22 November 2017. 13.15 – 14.15.LG19a seminar room. (ECONOMICS SEMINAR)

Katrin Tinn (Imperial Business School). Blockchain and the Future of Optimal Financing Contracts

Monday 27 November. 12.00 – 13.15 – 14.15. LG19a seminar room (STRATEGY SEMINAR)

Bryan Stroube (London Business School). On the role of allegations in the labeling of wrongdoers: Misconduct in the Chicago Police Department.

Wednesday 29 November. 13.15 – 14.15. LTUG (Upper Ground Lecure Theatre). (ECONOMICS SEMINAR)

Giordano Mion (University of Sussex). Disentangling the UK revenue productivity puzzle

Monday 04 December 2017. 12.00 – 13.15. LG19a seminar room (MARKETING SEMINAR – INTERNAL ONLY)

Shekhar Misra (Kelley School of Business, Indiana University). The Role of Marketing in Value Creation and Value Capture

Wednesday 06 December 2017. 13.15 – 14.15. LG19a seminar room. (ECONOMICS SEMINAR)

Rocco Macchiavello (LSE). Improving Export Quality: The case of the Sustainable Quality Program in Colombian Coffee 

Wednesday 13 December 2017. 13.15 – 14.15. LG19a seminar room. (ECONOMICS SEMINAR).

Eric Bartelsman (Tinbergen Institute, VU Amsterdam). Productivity Dispersion and Uncertainty’

Tuesday 09 January 2018. 11.00 – 12.15. LTUG (MARKETING SEMINAR – INTERNAL ONLY)

Agata Leszkiewicz (Georgia State University). Are You Back for Good or Still Shopping Around? Investigating Customers’ Repeat Churn Behavior

Friday 12 January 2018. 11.30 – 12.45. LG19a seminar room. (OPERATIONS SEMINAR – INTERNAL ONLY)

Bart Van Parys (MIT). Modern Optimization for Sparse Learning and Robust Analytics.

Tuesday 30 January 2018. 15.30 – 16.45. LTUG (MARKETING SEMINAR – INTERNAL ONLY)

Nan Chen (Berkeley). Estimating Airlines’ Dynamic Price Competition

Friday 02 February 2018. 11.30 – 12.45. LG19a seminar room. (OPERATIONS SEMINAR)

Andreea Minca (Cornell University). Systemic Risk and Central Clearing Counterparty Design

Monday 05 Feb 2018. 11.30 – 12.45. LG19a seminar room. (OPERATIONS SEMINAR – INTERNAL ONLY)

Vashist Avadhanula (Columbia). Learning Approach to Assortment Selection

Tuesday 06 February 2018. 14.00 – 15.15 Ground Floor Lecture Theatre (LTG) (ECONOMICS SEMINAR)

Philippe Aghion (College de France/LSE/Harvard University). Missing Growth and Firm Dynamics

Thursday 08 February 2018. 10.30 – 11.45. LT3. (OPERATIONS SEMINAR – INTERNAL ONLY)

Xiaobo Li (University of Minnesota Twin Cities). Analysis of Discrete Choice Models: A Welfare-Based Framework

Monday 12 February 2018. 11.30 – 12.45. LG19a seminar room. (OPERATIONS SEMINAR – INTERNAL ONLY)

Murray Lei (University of Michigan). Efficient Real-time Policies for Revenue Management Problems in Online Retail.

Tuesday 13 February 2018. 15.00 – 16.15. LG19b seminar room. (ECONOMICS SEMINAR)

Mirko Draca (University of Warwick). How Polarized are Citizens? Measuring Ideology from the Ground-Up

Friday 16 February 2018. 11.30 – 12.45. LT3 (OPERATIONS SEMINAR – INTERNAL ONLY)

Yiwei Chen (MIT). On the Efficacy of Static Prices for Revenue Management in the Face of Strategic (Forward-looking) Customers

Tuesday 20 February 2018. 15.00 – 16.15. LG19a seminar room. (ECONOMICS SEMINAR)

Rachel Griffith (University of Manchester). How well targeted are soda taxes?

Thursday 22 February 2018. 14.00 – 15.30. LTUG (STRATEGY/ECONOMICS SEMINAR)

JC Spender (Visiting Professor at Cranfield). Managing the Engines of Value Creation

Monday 26 February 2018. 11.30-12.45. LG19a seminar room (MARKETING SEMINAR)

Zachary Estes (Bocconi University). Exploratory Shopping: How Attentional Breadth Affects Unplanned Purchasing

Wednesday 07 March 2018. 13.15 – 14.15 LG19a seminar room (ECONOMICS SEMINAR)

Paul Belleflamme (Catholic University of Louvain). Platform Competition: Who Benefits from Multihoming?

Monday 12 March 2018. 11.00 – 12.15 LG19a seminar room. (OPERATIONS SEMINAR – INTERNAL ONLY)

Emmanouil Avgerinos (IE Business School, Madrid. The Role of Non-Clinical Workforce on Patient Service: Evidence from NHS Helpline

Wednesday 14 March 2018. 13.15 – 14.15. LG19b seminar room (ECONOMICS SEMINAR)

Matti Liski (Aalto University). Carbon leakage: a mechanism design approach


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