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S. Alex Yang

Associate Professor of Management Science and Operations


BSc (Tsinghua), MBA (Chicago), PhD (Chicago)

Dr S. Alex Yang's research focuses on operations management under financial frictions, including supply chain finance and innovation; managing operations for financially constrained companies; insurance and other tools for supply chain risk management. His other research interests include business analytics, supply chain management, risk management, and stochastic modelling and optimisation.

Dr Yang teaches on the full-time MBA, the global executive MBA, and executive education programmes. He has working and consulting experiences in industries including finance and airline.

2017

When customers anticipate liquidation sales: managing operations under financial distress

Birge JR; Parker R P; Wu M X; Yang SA

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 2017 Vol 19:4 p 657-673

Sourcing from suppliers with financial constraints and performance risk

Tang C S; Wu J; Yang S A

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 2017 Online first

Trade credit in competition: a horizontal benefit

Peura H; Yang S A; Lai G

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 2017 Vol 19:2 p 263-289

2016

Trade credit, risk sharing, and inventory financing portfolios

Yang S A; Birge J R

Management Science 2016 Forthcoming

2015

The supply chain effects of bankruptcy

Yang S A; Birge J; Parker R

Management Science 2015 Vol 61:10 p 2320-2338

2007

A model of taxable portfolio with many assets

Birge J R; Yang S

Journal of Banking and Finance 2007 Vol 31 p 3269-3290

MBA


  • C124 Data, Models and Decisions


EMBA Global


  • CL03 Managerial Statistics

Research Interests

  • Operations management under financial frictions
  • Business analytics
  • Supply chain management
  • Risk management and stochastic modeling and optimisation