Associate Professor Casey Lichtendahl
teaches Quantitative Analysis courses in Darden’s MBA and Executive Education
programs. His research focuses on eliciting, evaluating, and combining
probability forecasts and modeling consumption preferences. His work has
appeared in leading academic journals such as Management Science and Operations
Research. He serves as an Associate Editor for Management Science
and Decision Analysis.
Several of his research papers received
publication awards from the Institute for Management Science and Operations
Research (INFORMS). Lichtendahl was nominated for Darden’s Outstanding Faculty
Award in 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012. In 2009, he received the University of
Virginia’s Mead-Colley Award.
Prior to joining Darden in 2006,
Lichtendahl served as a visiting instructor in the economics department at Duke
University while in his PhD program at Duke University’s Fuqua School of
Business. He began his professional career in the beverage industry. In the
1990s, he co-founded the Tradewinds Beverage Company. In 2011, the company was
acquired by Nestlé Waters North America.
Lichtendahl Jr., Kenneth C., Yael Grushka-Cockayne, and Phillip E. Pfeifer. 2013. “The Wisdom of the Competitive Crowd,” Operations Research, forthcoming.
Raul O. Chao, Lichtendahl Jr., Kenneth C., and Yael Grushka-Cockayne. 2013. “Incentives in a Stage-Gate Process,” Production and Operations Management, forthcoming.
Jose, Victor Richmond R., Yael Grushka-Cockayne, and Kenneth C. Lichtendahl Jr. 2013. "Trimmed Opinion Pools and the Crowd's Calibration Problem," Management Science, forthcoming.
Lichtendahl Jr., Kenneth C., Yael Grushka-Cockayne, and Robert L. Winkler. 2013. “Is It Better to Average Probabilities or Quantiles?” Management Science, 59 (7), 1594-1611.
Lichtendahl Jr., Kenneth C. and Samuel E. Bodily. 2012. “Multiplicative Utilities for Health and Consumption,” Decision Analysis, 9 (4), 314-328.
Lichtendahl Jr., Kenneth C., Raul O. Chao, and Samuel E. Bodily. 2012. “Habit Formation From Correlation Aversion,” Operations Research, 60 (3), 625-637.
Lichtendahl Jr., Kenneth C. and Samuel E. Bodily. 2010. “Preferences for Consumption Streams: Scale Invariance, Correlation Aversion, and Delay Aversion under Mortality Risk,” Operations Research, 58 (4), 985-997.
Lichtendahl Jr., Kenneth C. 2009. “Random Quantiles of the Dirichlet Process,” Statistics and Probability Letters, 79 (4), 501-507.
Lichtendahl Jr., Kenneth C. and Robert L. Winkler. 2007. “Probability Elicitation, Scoring Rules, and Competition Among Forecasters,” Management Science, 53 (11), 1745-1755.