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Ilan Lobel

Ilan Lobel

Joined Stern 2010

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West Fourth Street, 8-71
New York, NY 10012

E-mail ilobel@stern.nyu.edu
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Biography

Ilan Lobel joined New York University Stern School of Business in July 2010 as an Assistant Professor of Information, Operations and Management Sciences. He teaches a course entitled "Decision Models." Prior to joining NYU Stern, Professor Lobel was a post-doctoral researcher at Microsoft Research's New England Laboratory.

Professor Lobel's research focuses on the operations of Internet-based businesses, including issues such as pricing, learning and contract design in online, dynamic and networked markets. His work has been published in journals including Management Science, Mathematical Programming, Operations Research and The Review of Economic Studies.

Professor Lobel received his B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Pontificia Universidade Catolica of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and his Ph.D. in Operations Research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Research Interests

  • Dynamic pricing and strategic consumer behavior
  • Decision-making in social networks
  • Mechanism design for dynamic environments

Courses Taught

  • Decision Models

Academic Background

Ph.D., Operations Research, 2009
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

B.Sc., Electrical Engineering, 2004
Pontificia Universidade Catolica of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Selected Publications

S. Kakade, I. Lobel and H. Nazerzadeh (2013)
Optimal Dynamic Mechanism Design and the Virtual Pivot Mechanism
Operations Research, vol. 61, no. 3, pp. 837-854

C. Borgs, O. Candogan, J. Chayes, I. Lobel and H. Nazerzadeh (2013)
Optimal Multi-Period Pricing with Service Guarantees
forthcoming in Management Science

D. Acemoglu, M. Dahleh, I. Lobel and A. Ozdaglar (2011)
Bayesian Learning in Social Networks
Review of Economic Studies, vol. 78, no. 4, pp. 1201-1236

Areas of Expertise

Economics

  • Auctions
  • Game Theory

Industry

  • Internet & Computers

Information, Operations & Management Sciences

  • E-commerce
  • Operations Management
  • Social Media