Ioannis (Yannis) Stamatopoulos


Assistant Professor of Operations Management

McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin

Office #: GSB 5.157


Ph.D. Operations Management, Northwestern University, 2016
M.A. Economics, Northwestern University, 2015
B.S. Mathematics, University of Athens (Greece), 2011

Research (Technology and Operations, Revenue Management, Supply Chains)

Published and Forthcoming

  1. Menu Costs and the Bullwhip Effect: Supply Chain Implications of Dynamic Pricing, Operations Research, 2021
    with Rob Bray
  2. The Effect of Menu Costs on Retail Performance: Evidence from Adoption of the ESL Technology, Management Science, 2021
    with Achal Bassamboo, Toni Moreno
  3. Inventory Auditing and Replenishment Using Point-of-sales Data, Production and Operations Management, 2020
    with Achal Bassamboo, Toni Moreno
  4. Welfare Implications of Inventory-driven Dynamic Pricing, Management Science, 2019
    with Naveed Chehrazi, Achal Bassamboo
  5. Design and Dynamic Pricing of Vertically Differentiated Inventories, Management Science, 2019
    with Christos Tzamos
  6. Channel Integration, Sales Dispersion, and Inventory Management, Management Science, 2017
    with Santiago Gallino, Toni Moreno

Under Review or Revision

  1. Inventory Record Inaccuracy Explains Price Rigidity in Perishable Groceries
    with Naveed Chehrazi, Robbie Sanders
  2. Promotional Inventory Displays: An Empirical Analysis Using IoT Data
    with Ashish Agarwal, Jacob Zeng
  3. Local Cost Synergies in Reverse Auctions: An Application to Road Salt Procurement
    with Diwakar Gupta, Matt Schmitt

In Progress

  1. Dynamic Pricing with Menu Costs: Hardness and Practical Solutions
    with Jake Feldman, Danny Segev
  2. Estimating the Operational Costs of Pricing
    with Soheil Ghilli

Teaching (I teach in the Spring Semester)

  • OM335 – Operations Management (BBA): 2017–2020
  • BA280N – Operations Management (TEMBA): 2021
  • OM380 – Empirical Methods (PHD): 2019


  • Referee: Operations Research, Management Science (Meritorious Service Award 2018; Distinguished Service Award 2019 and 2020), Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (Meritorious Service Award 2018, 2019, and 2020), Production and Operations Management, Information Systems Research, CBOM Junior Scholar Paper Competition (2019), MSOM Service SIG (2019, 2020, and 2021), MSOM Supply Chain SIG (2020), MSOM Student Competition (2019 and 2020), PITM Best Student Paper Competition (2020), EC (2021)
  • Advising: Chang Yoo (as committee member; graduated 2018, first placed at McGill University), Tan Wang (as committee member; expected to graduate 2021), Jacob Zeng (as advisor; expected to graduate 2021), Hale Erkan (as advisor; expected to graduate 2023)