BiographyPublicationsCoursesCase Studies Education: Ph.D., University of Toronto (Canada); B.Econ., Krasnoyarsk State University (Russia)Anton Ovchinnikov is an expert in the areas of management science, decision analysis and operations management. His research interests include, on the theoretical side, behavioral operations, revenue management, environmental sustainability and multiple criteria decision making. On the applied side, he studies data-driven applications in business, government and nonprofit sectors. His work has been published in leading academic journals; his case studies won the 2005–11 Case Competitions held by the Institute of Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS); and one of his papers was recognized as the finalist of the INFORMS 2009 Junior Faculty Best Paper Competition.Prior to joining Darden, he taught management science and supply chain management at the master's and executive levels at the University of Toronto's Joseph L. Rotman School of Management and received multiple teaching awards there. He holds a Ph.D. in operations management from the University of Toronto. Before starting his academic career, he worked in Germany, the Netherlands and Russia in the area of commercializing high-tech developments and co-owned a business in industrial and architectural design.Published"Environmental Taxes and the Choice of Green Technology," with D. Krass and T. Nedorezov. Production and Operations Management, forthcoming." The University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management Uses Management Science to Create MBA Study Groups." with Dmitry Krass. (2006). Interfaces, 36 (2) p. 126-137" Spreadsheet Model Helps to Assign Medical Residents at the University of Vermont's College of Medicine." with Joseph Milner. (2008). Interfaces, 38 (4) p. 311-323" Constrained Group Balancing: Why Does it Work." with Dmitry Krass. (2010). European Journal of Operations Research, 206 (1) p.144-154" Reduce, Reuse, Recycle…or Rethink." with Tim Laseter and Gal Raz. (2010). strategy+business, 61, p. 28-32" A Note on Willingness to Spend and Customer Lifetime Value for Firms with Limited Capacity." with Phil Pfeifer. (2011). Journal of Interactive Marketing, 25 (3) p. 178-189" Revenue and Cost Management for Remanufactured Products." (2011). Production and Operations Management, 20 (6) p. 824-840" Revenue Management with End-of-Period Discounts in the Presence of Customer Learning." with Joseph Milner. (2012). Production and Operations Management, 21 (1) p. 69-84" Environmental Taxes and the Choice of Green Technology." with Dmitry Krass and Timur Nedorezov. (2013). Production and Operations Management, 22 (5) p. 1035-1055" Pitched Roofs or Math - What Matters for Solar?" The Washington Post, (14 June 2013)." Balancing Customer Acquisition and Retention Spending for Firms with Limited Capacity." with Beatrice Boulu-Reshef and Phil Pfeifer. (2013). Management Science.Under Review/Revision" Economic and Environmental Assessment of Remanufacturing Strategies for Product+Service Firms" with Vered Blass and Gal Raz. Under review in Production and Operations Management"How to Compete Against a Behavioral Newsvendor" with Brent Moritz, and Bernie Quiroga. Under revision (R1, Major revision) for Production and Operations Management"Coordinating Pricing and Supply of Public Interest Goods Using Government Rebates and Subsidies" with Gal Raz. Under review in IEEE"The Impact of Inventory Risk on Market Prices" with Gal Raz. Under revision"Strategic Consumers, Myopic Retailers" with Mirko Kremer and Benny Mantin. Under revision (R1, Major revision) for Manufacturing and Services Operations Management"Remanufacturing Strategies for OEMS without Remanufacturing Capabilities" with Yu Xiong and Yu Zhou. Under review in Manufacturing and Services Operations ManagementCurrent Research"Competitive Industry's Response to Environmental Tax Incentives for Green Technology Adoption" with Dmitry Krass"Economic and Environmental Assessment of Remanufacturing in Competitive Settings" with Gal Raz and Vered Blass"Behavioral Anomalies in Consumer Wait-or-Buy Decisions and Their Implications for Markdown Management" with Nikolay Osadchiy and Manel Baucells"Strategic Consumers, Revenue Management and the Design of Loyalty Programs" with So Yeon ChunExecutive Education CoursesStrategic Decision Making Faculty Leader Roles with Clients in Emerging MarketsAdvancing knowledge through research that shapes business, Darden professors are recognized thought leaders in their fields. They are not only master case method teachers, they also author many of the cases used in Darden classrooms and around the world.Anton S. Ovchinnikov's cases are available in the Darden Business Publishing website.