Ioannis (Yannis) Stamatopoulos


Associate 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)

Under Review or Revision

  1. Organic waste bans have failed to divert waste away from landfills in the United States—except in Massachusetts
    with Fiori Anglou and Robbie Sanders
  2. Disintermediation evidence from a cleaning platform,
    with Nil Karacaoglu and Simin Li
  3. Why So Many Scooters? A Policy Analysis,
    with Hale Erkan, Ashish Agarwal, Kumar Muthuraman
  4. Local Cost Synergies in Reverse Auctions: An Application to Road Salt Procurement
    with Diwakar Gupta, Matt Schmitt

Published and Forthcoming

  1. Inventory Information Frictions Explain Price Rigidity in Perishable Groceries, Marketing Science, 2024
    with Naveed Chehrazi, Robbie Sanders
  2. Promotional Inventory Displays: An Empirical Analysis Using IoT Data, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, 2024
    with Jacob Zeng, Ashish Agarwal
  3. Menu Costs and the Bullwhip Effect: Supply Chain Implications of Dynamic Pricing, Operations Research, 2022
    with Rob Bray
  4. The Effect of Menu Costs on Retail Performance: Evidence from Adoption of the ESL Technology, Management Science, 2021
    with Achal Bassamboo, Toni Moreno
  5. Inventory Auditing and Replenishment Using Point-of-sales Data, Production and Operations Management, 2020
    with Achal Bassamboo, Toni Moreno
  6. Welfare Implications of Inventory-driven Dynamic Pricing, Management Science, 2019
    with Naveed Chehrazi, Achal Bassamboo
  7. Design and Dynamic Pricing of Vertically Differentiated Inventories, Management Science, 2019
    with Christos Tzamos
  8. Channel Integration, Sales Dispersion, and Inventory Management, Management Science, 2017
    with Santiago Gallino, Toni Moreno

Teaching (I teach in the Spring Semester)

  • OM3864 – Operations Practicum (MBA): 2024
  • OM386 – Operations Bootcamp (MBA): 2023, 2024
  • OM380 – Pricing and Revenue Management (PHD): 2023
  • BA280N – Operations Management (TEMBA): 2021–2024
  • OM335/OM235 – Operations Management (BBA): 2017–2020, 2022
  • OM380 – Empirical Methods (PHD): 2019


  • Advising: Chang Yoo (as committee member; graduated 2018, first placed at McGill University), Tan Wang (as committee member; graduated 2021; first placed at Expedia Group), Jacob Zeng (as advisor; graduated 2022; first placed at UNC Chapel Hill), Hale Erkan (as advisor; graduated 2023; first placed at Arizona State University), Fiori Anglou (as advisor; expected to graduate 2025)
  • Associate Editor: Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (2024–)
  • Referee: Operations Research, Management Science (Meritorious Service Award 2018, 2022; Distinguished Service Award 2019–2021, 2023), Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (Meritorious Service Award 2018–2021), Production and Operations Management, Information Systems Research, CBOM Junior Scholar Paper Competition (2019), MSOM Service SIG (2019–2023), MSOM Supply Chain SIG (2020), MSOM Student Paper Competition (2019–2022), PITM Best Student Paper Competition (2020), EC (2021)