Marcelo Olivares

Associate Professor

Decision, Risk, and Operations

BS, University of Chile, 2000; MA, Wharton, University of Pennsylvania, 2007; PhD, 2007

Joined CBS in 2007

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Marcelo Olivares

Office
317A Uris

Phone
212-854-3144

E-mail
mo2338@columbia.edu

Fax
212-316-9180

Teaching and research interest

Professor Olivares's research and teaching focuses on various areas of operations management, including supply chain management and service operations. He has done empirical research in these areas with applications on the US automobile industry, retailing, healthcare and government procurement. He teaches the core MBA course in Operations Management and the PhD elective Mathematical Methods II.

Journal articles

Structural estimation of the effect of out-of-stocks In Management Science (2010)
Author(s): Marcelo Olivares, Andrés Musalem, Eric Bradlow, Christian Terwiesch, Daniel Corsten

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Drivers of Finished Goods Inventory in the U.S. Automobile Industry In Management Science (2010)
Author(s): Marcelo Olivares, Gérard P. Cachon

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Competing Retailers and Inventory: An Empirical Investigation of General Motors' Dealerships in Isolated U.S. Markets In Management Science (2009)
Author(s): Marcelo Olivares, Gérard P. Cachon

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Competing Retailers and Inventory: An Empirical Investigation of U.S. Automobile Dealerships In Management Science (2009)
Author(s): Marcelo Olivares, Gérard P. Cachon

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Structural Estimation of the Newsvendor Model: An Application to Reserving Operating Room Time In Management Science (2008)
Author(s): Marcelo Olivares, Christian Terwiesch, Lydia Cassorla

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CaseWorks

Beleza Natural (Traducción Español): Fall 2013
Author(s): Omar Besbes, Nelson M. Fraiman, Marcelo Olivares, Maria J. Quinteros, Gabriel Y. Weintraub

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Lean Operations: From Efficiency to Profit: Fall 2011
Author(s): Omar Besbes, Trevor Harris, Marcelo Olivares, Gabriel Weintraub

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Beleza Natural: Spring 2012
Author(s): Omar Besbes, Nelson M. Fraiman, Marcelo Olivares, Maria Quinteros, Gabriel Weintraub

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Improving Customer Engagement: Fall 2011
Author(s): Marcelo Olivares, Andrew Shin

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Working Papers

Severe Weather and Automobile Assembly Productivity (2012)
Author(s): Gérard P. Cachon, Santiago Gallino, Marcelo Olivares

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Measuring the Effect of Queues on Customer Purchases Working paper (2011)
Author(s): Yina Lu, Marcelo Olivares, Andrés Musalem, Ariel Schilkrut

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Structural Estimation of a Large-Scale Combinatorial Auction Working Paper (2011)
Author(s): Gabriel Weintraub, Marcelo Olivares

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The Design of Combinatorial Auctions for Procurement: An Empirical Study of the Chilean School Meals Auction Working paper (2011)
Author(s): Marcelo Olivares, Gabriel Weintraub, Rafael Epstein, Daniel Yung

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Structural Estimation of the Effect of Out-of-Stocks DRO Working Paper Series (2008)
Author(s): Marcelo Olivares, Eric Bradlow, Christian Terwiesch, Andrés Musalem, Daniel Corsten

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