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Rui Yin

Associate Professor
Supply Chain Management

Office:BA 432
Mailing Address:
Main Campus
PO BOX 874706
Tempe, AZ 85287-4706

Phone: 480-965-2998
Fax: 480-965-8629
Email: Rui.Yin@asu.edu
Rui Yin

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Ph.D. in Operations Management, University of California, Los Angeles, 2007; M.Sc. in Mathematics, National University of Singapore, 2002; B.Sc. in Mathematics, Peking University, 2000.

Research Areas
Consumer-driven operations management models; pricing and revenue management; inventory management; operations-marketing interface; multi-tier supply chain management.

Current Projects
Selling successive-generation products with trade-in programs; buyer-supplier joint quality improvement; product value enhancement under target pricing; directed sourcing in multi-tier supply chain management.

Academic Positions Held
Arizona State University: 2007-present

Representative Publications

"Stockout Recovery under Consignment: The Role of Inventory Ownership in Supply Chains" with K. Xu and Y. Dong. Decision Sciences, forthcoming.

"Fractional Price Matching Policies Arising from the Ocean Freight Service Industry" with C-Y. Lee, C. S. Tang and J. An. Production and Operations Management. Forthcoming.

"Optimal Pricing of Two Successive-Generation Products with Trade-in Options under Uncertainty" with H. Li and C. S. Tang. Decision Sciences, forthcoming.

"Optimal Temporal Customer Purchasing Decisions under Trade-in Programs with Upfront Fees" with C. S. Tang. Decision Sciences, 45(3), 373-400.

"Target Pricing: Demand-side versus Supply-side Approaches" with H. Li, Y. Wang, T. J. Kull and T. Y. Choi. International Journal of Production Economics, 136(1), 172-184, 2012.

"The Implications of Costs, Capacity and Competition on Product Line Selection" with C. S. Tang. European Journal of Operations Research, 200, 439-450, 2010.

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

"Will More Purchasing Options Benefit Customers?" with W. Elmaghraby, S. A. Lippman and C. S. Tang. Production and Operations Management, 18(4), 381-401, 2009.

"Joint Pricing and Inventory Control with a Markovian Demand Model," with K. Rajaram. European Journal of Operational Research, 182, 113-126, 2007.

"Joint Ordering and Pricing Strategies for Managing Substitutable Products," with C. S. Tang. Production and Operations Management, 16(1), 138-153, 2007.

"Responsive Pricing Under Supply Uncertainty," with C. S. Tang. European Journal of Operational Research, 182, 239-255, 2007.




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