RESEARCH INTERESTS AND PUBLICATIONS

RESEARCH INTERESTS

bullet Supply Chain Management
bullet Partially Observed Inventory Models
bullet Hierarchical Decisions in Dynamic Stochastic Manufacturing Systems
bullet Dynamic and Stochastic Advertising Models
bullet Optimal Pricing, Development and Maintenance of Software
bullet Decision, Forecast, and Rolling Horizons in Dynamic Optimization Problems
bullet Scheduling and Sequencing of Robotic Cells
bullet Mathematical Finance
bullet Genuine Savings and Value of Population

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BOOKS AND MONOGRAPHS

Sethi, S.P. and Thompson, G.L., Optimal Control Theory: Applications to Management Science, Martinus Nijhoff, Boston, 1981 (481 pages); reviewed by D. Luenberger in Interfaces, June 1982; R. Neck in European J. of Operational Research, Sept. 1982, W. Davis in J.A.S.A., Sept.1984; R. Vickson in INFOR, May 1985, and others.

Sethi, S.P. and Zhang, Q., Hierarchical Decision Making in Stochastic Manufacturing Systems, in series Systems and Control: Foundations and Applications, Birkhäuser Boston, Cambridge, MA, 1994 (419 pages - ISBN 0-8176-3735-4); reviews in Mathematical Reviews, 1995; Short Book Reviews, Aug. 1995; Control Engineering Practice, Aug. 1995; J. of Economic Literature, Sept. 1995; Computing Reviews, Nov. 1995; Discrete Event Dynamic Systems, July 1996; Interfaces, July-Aug. 1996; Optimization, 1996; IEEE-AC, June 1997, J. of Economic Dynamics & Control, Vol. 21, 1997, and others.

Sethi, S.P., Optimal Consumption and Investment with Bankruptcy, (with a Foreword by Harry M. Markowitz, 1990 Nobel Laureate in Economics) Kluwer Academic Publishers, Norwell, MA, 1997. (428 pages - ISBN 0-7923-9755-X)

Sethi, S.P. and Thompson, G.L., Optimal Control Theory: Applications to Management Science and Economics, Second Edition, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, 2000 (505 pages - 0-7923-8608-6); reviewed by C. Gaimon in Interfaces, November-December 2002.

Sethi, S.P., Zhang, H., and Zhang, Q., Average-Cost Control of Stochastic Manufacturing Systems, in series Stochastic Modelling and Applied Probability, Springer, New York, NY, 2005. (325 pages - ISBN 0-387-21947-1)

Sethi, S.P., Yan, H., and Zhang, H., Inventory and Supply Chain Management with Forecast Updates, in series International Series in Operations Research & Management Science, Springer, NY, NY, 2005.(310 pages ISBN 1-4020-8123-5)

Dawande, M.W., Geismar, H.N., Sethi, S.P., and Sriskandarajah, C., Throughput Optimization in Robotic Cells, in series: International Series in Operations Research & Management Science, Springer, New York, NY, 2007 (430 pages ISBN 978-0-387-70987-1); reviewed by B. Lev in Interfaces, January-February 2009.

Beyer, D., Cheng, F., Sethi, S.P., and Taksar, M.I., Markovian Demand Inventory Models, in series: International Series in Operations Research and Management Science, Springer, New York, NY, 2010. (253 pages ISBN 978-0-387-71603-9)

Sethi, S.P., Bogataj, M., and Ros-McDonnell, L., Industrial Engineering: Innovative Networks, 5th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Industrial Management "CIO 2011", Cartagena, Spain, September 2011, Proceedings, Springer, New York, NY, 2012. (396 pages ISBN 978-1-4471-2320-0)

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JOURNAL ARTICLES

Categorized in four areas:

bullet Operations Management
bullet Finance and Economics
bullet Marketing
bullet Optimization Theory and Miscellaneous Applications

Other Publications (download Resume for a complete listing)

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SUBMITTED PAPERS

1. Cheng, T.C.E., Choi, T.-M., Sethi, S.P., Wang, S., and Zhao, Y., "Buyback Contracts with a Stochastic Demand Curve," Production and Operations Management.

2. He, X., Li, T., and Sethi, S.P., "Dynamic Pricing, Procurement, and Channel Coordination with Stochastic Learning," Production and Operations Management.

3. Huang, Y., Rajamani, D., Sethi, S.P., Sriskandarajah, C., and Carlos, M., "A Decision Support Framework for Optimizing a Bank's Currency Network," Interfaces.

4. Li, T. Sethi, S.P. and Zhang, J., "Supply Diversification with Iseolastic Demand," International Journal of Production Economics.

5. Çakanyildirim, M., Liang, C., and Sethi, S.P., "Impact of Strategic Customer Behavior and Rollover Strategies on Product Innovation," Management Science.

6. He, B., Gupta, V., and Sethi, S.P., "Contingent Sourcing Under Supply Disruption and Competition," International Journal of Production Research.

7. Li, M., Sethi, S.P., and Zhang, J., "Competing with Bandit Supply Chains," Annals of Operations Research.

8. Huang, Y., Geismar, N., Rajamani, D., Sethi, S.P., Sriskandarajah, C., and Carlos, M., "Optimizing a Country's Currency Supply Network," Production and Operations Management.

9. Bensoussan, A., Çakanyildirim, M., Li, M., and Sethi, S.P., "Managing Inventory Only With Cash Register Information," Manufacturing and Service Operations Management.

10. Bensoussan, A., Chen, S., and Sethi, S.P., "The Maximum Principle for Global Solutions of Stochastic Stackelberg Differential Games," SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization.

11. Bensoussan, A., Çakanyildirim, M., Hoe, S., Li, M., and Sethi, S.P., "Mean and Mean-Variance Based Policies for an Inventory Model with Incomplete Information," Management Science.

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WORKING PAPERS/WORK IN PROGRESS

1. Bardhan, A.K., Dawande, M., Gavirneni, S., Mu, Y., and Sethi, S.P., "Minimal Forcast Horizons for Dynamic Lot-Size Problems Under Stochastic Demand: Computation and Analysis."

2. Bardhan, A.K., Dawande, M., Gavirneni, S., Mu, Y., and Sethi, S.P., "Efficiency of Cyclic Solutions Under the Interaction Between Demand Substitution and Production Changeovers."

3. Bensoussan, A., Feng, Q., and Sethi, S.P., "Integrating Equipment Investment Strategy with Maintenance Operations under Uncertain Failures."

4. Bensoussan, A. and Sethi, S.P., "Optimal Economic Growth with Controlled Population."

5. Bensoussan, A., Çakanyildirim, M., Chan, L., Hoe, S., Sethi, S.P., and Muni-Toke, I., "Assessing Loss from Parsimony."

6. Bensoussan, A., Çakanyildirim, M., Feng, Q., and Sethi, S.P., "Optimal Ordering Policy and Value of Information under Partially Observed Lost Sales."

7. Bensoussan, A., Chen, S., and Sethi, S.P., "Differential Games with Mixed Leadership: The Feedback Solution."

8. Bensoussan, A., Chen, S., Chutani, A., and Sethi, S.P., "Feedback Stackelberg Equilibrium in Mixed Leadership Games with Applications."

9. Chutani, A., and Sethi, S.P., "A Mixed Leadership Game of Cooperative Advertising between a Manufacturer and a Retailer."

10. Chutani, A., Çakanyildirim, M., and Sethi, S.P., "Spare Parts Management during the Lifecycle of a Product."

11. Chutani, A., Bensoussan, A., and Sethi, S.P., "Optimal Cash Management with Uncertain Stock Price."

12. Dogramaci, A. and Sethi, S.P., "Organizational Nimbleness and Operational Policies: The Case of Optimal Control of Maintenance under Uncertainty."

13. Feng, Q. and Sethi, S.P., "Some Optimal Control Problems with State Constraints."

14. Gallego, G., Huang, Y., Sethi, S.P., Wang, Z., Yan, H., and Zhang, H., "Stationary Policies for Multiple Procurement Modes."

15. He, X., Li, T., and Sethi, S.P., "Myopic and Far-Sighted Solutions in a Two-Period Inventory Model with Stochastic Cost Learning."

16. Ji, Yonghua and Sethi, S.P., "Needle Exchange for Controlling HIV Spread Under Endogenous Infectivity."

17. Krishnamoorthy, A., and Sethi, S.P., "Optimal Pricing in a Hazard Rate Model of Demand with Experiential Learning."

18. Kumar, S., Fan, M., and Sethi, S.P., "Performance Choice and Pricing for Differentiated Information System Services."

19. Lu, M., Sethi, S.P., and Yan, H., "Nature of Coordination Contracts for Supply Chain Management."

20. Lu, M., Sethi, S.P., and Yan, H., "Robustness of Supply Chain Coordination Contracts: Taxonomy, Examples, and Structural Results."

21. Li, T. Sethi, S.P. and Zhang, J., "Supply Diversification with Responsive Pricing and Strategic Suppliers."

22. Li, T. Sethi, S.P. and Zhang, J., "Mitigating Supply Uncertainty: The Interplay between Diversification and Pricing."

23. Ma, Z., Sethi, S.P., and Prasad, A., "Strategic Remanufacturing Under Competition."

24. Ma, Z., Sethi, S.P., and Zhang, J., "A Study on Retailer Buy-Back Programs."

25. Sethi, S.P., "Extension of 'Dividend Policy, Growth, and the Valuation of Shares' by Miller and Modigliani (1961) to Allow for Share Repurchases."

26. Sethi, S.P. and Soner, M., "Optimal Dividend Debt and Equity Policy."

27. Sethi, S.P. and Soner, M., "Investment Consumption Problem with Bankruptcy Constraint."

28. Yu, H. and Sethi, S.P., "Creative Delinquency or Just Moral Anomie: A Behavior-Based Criterion Consciousness Analysis."

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Last updated: 3/4/2014

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