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Lauren  Xiaoyuan  Lu

KENAN-FLAGLER BUSINESS SCHOOL OF UNC-CHAPEL HILL

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Articles Published/Forthcoming in Refereed Journals

1. Buyback Pricing of Durable Goods in Dual Distribution Channels (with G. Esenduran and J. M. Swaminathan). Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, forthcoming. [Paper]

2. Optimizing Local Content Requirements under Technology Gaps (with S. Cui). Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, forthcoming. [Paper]

3. Distance, Quality, or Relationship? Interhospital Transfer of Heart Attack Patients (with S. F. Lu). Production & Operations Management, forthcoming. [Paper]

4. Acute Myocardial Infarction in Patients with Paraplegia: Characteristics, Management, and Outcomes (with S. F. Lu, S. C. Smith Jr., X. Dai). The American Journal of Medicine (Impact Factor 5.550), 2018, 131(5) 574.e1-574.e11. [Paper]

5. Acute Myocardial Infarction in Patients with Paraplegia: Percutaneous Coronary Intervention or Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting? (with X. Dai, S. F. Lu, S. C. Smith Jr.). JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions (Impact Factor 8.841), 2018, 11(4) S8-S9.  [Paper]

6. Do Mandatory Overtime Laws Improve Quality? Staffing Decisions and Operational Flexibility of Nursing Homes (with S. F. Lu). Management Science, 2017, 63 (11) 3566-3585. [Paper]

7. Dynamic Bargaining in a Supply Chain with Asymmetric Demand Information (with Q. Feng and G. Lai).  Management Science, 2015, 61(2) 301-315. [Paper]

8. The Role of Contract Negotiation and Industry Structure in Production Outsourcing (with Q. Feng). Production & Operations Management, 2013, 22(5) 1299-1319. [Paper]

9. Supply Chain Contracting under Competition: Bilateral Bargaining vs. Stackelberg (with Q. Feng). Production & Operations Management, 2013, 22(3) 661-675. [Paper]

10. The Strategic Perils of Low Cost Outsourcing (with Q. Feng). Management Science, 2012, 58(6) 1196-1210. [Paper]

11. Capacity Allocation over a Long Horizon: The Return on Turn-and-Earn (with M. A. Lariviere). Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 2012, 14(1) 24-41.  [Paper]

12. On the Role of Demand and Strategic Uncertainty in Capacity Investment and Disinvestment Dynamics (with D. Besanko, U. Doraszelski, M. Satterthwaite).  International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2010, 28(4) 383-389. [Paper

13. Lumpy Capacity Investment and Disinvestment Dynamics (with D. Besanko, U. Doraszelski, M. Satterthwaite). Operations Research, 2010, 58(4) 1178-1193. [Paper]

14. Incentives for Quality through Endogenous Routing (with J. A. Van Mieghem, R.  C. Savaskan). Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 2009, 11(2) 254-273.  [Paper]

15. Multimarket Facility Network Design with Offshoring Applications (with J. A. Van Mieghem).  Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 2009, 11(1) 90-108.[Paper]

Published and Refereed Book Chapters

16. Supply Chain Management (with Jayashankar M. Swaminathan). International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences, edited by James Wright, 2015. Elsevier, 2nd edition, Vol 23, pp. 709-713.  [Book Chapter]

17. Outsourcing Design to Asia: ODM Practices (with Qi Feng). Managing Supply Chains on the Silk Road: Strategy, Performance and Risk, edited by Çağrı Haksöz, Ananth Iyer, and Sridhar Seshadri, 2012. CRC Press, pp. 169-184. [Book Chapter]

Working Papers and Research Projects in Progress

18. Procurement Contracting under Product Recall Risk (with J. M. Swaminathan, G. Wang, Y. Zhang).

19. Does Ownership Conversion from Nonprofit to For-profit Benefit the Public? Evidence from U.S. Nursing Homes (with S. F. Lu).

20. Nursing Home Bed Management (with Y. Jiang and J. A. Van Mieghem)

21. Service Standardization in the U.S. Nursing Home Industry (with K. Hu, S. F. Lu).

22. The Impact of Health IT on Interhospital Transfer of Heart Attack Patients (with S. F. Lu).

23. Capacity Investment Dynamics of Start-ups and Established Firms under Quality Differentiation (with G. Wang).

24. Design Outsourcing in a Differentiated Product Market: The Role of Bargaining and Scope Economies (with Q. Feng).

Last updated: August, 2018. 

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