Maxime Cohen



Revenue Management and Pricing, Online Platforms and Marketplaces, Field Experiments, Retail, Data Science, Sustainability

Published and Accepted Papers

  1. "The Impact of Demand Uncertainty on Consumer Subsidies for Green Technology Adoption," with R. Lobel and G.Perakis, Management Science 62(5):1235-1258, 2016
    Media coverage: MIT News, ScienceDaily,, EurekAlert
    First Place in the 2019 Best OM Paper in Management Science Award, Honorable Mention in the 2019 ENRE Best Publication Award in Environment and Sustainability

  1. "The Impact of Linear Optimization on Promotion Planning," with Z. Leung, G. Perakis, K. Panchamgam, and A. Smith, Operations Research 65(2):446-468, 2017
    Online Appendix
    Media coverage: HuffPost, O.R. by the Beach, MIT Sloan Experts
    First Place in the 2014 Best Student Paper Award - INFORMS Service Science, 2015 NEDSI Conference Best Application of Theory Award

  1. "Scheduling Promotion Vehicles to Boost Profits," with L. Baardman, K. Panchamgam, G. Perakis, and D. Segev, Management Science 65(1):50-70, 2019
    Online Appendix
    First Place in the 2016 Best Cluster Paper Award - INFORMS Service Science

  1. "Consumer Subsidies with a Strategic Supplier: Commitment vs. Flexibility," with J. Chemama, R. Lobel, and G. Perakis, Management Science 65(2):681-713, 2019

  1. "Big Data and Service Operations," Production and Operations Management 27(9):1709-1723, 2018

  1. "Dynamic Pricing Through Data Sampling," with R. Lobel and G. Perakis, Production and Operations Management 27(6):1074-1088, 2018

  1. "Overcommitment in Cloud Services - Bin Packing with Chance Constraints," with P. Keller, V. Mirrokni, and M. Zadimoghaddam, Management Science 65(7):3255-3271, 2019
    Accepted to the 2017 ACM SIGMETRICS Conference
    Online Appendix

  1. "Designing Price Incentives in a Network with Social Interactions," with P. Harsha, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 22(2):292-309, 2020
    Online Appendix

  1. "Data-Driven Investment Strategies for Peer-to-Peer Lending," with C. D. Guetta, K. Jiao, and F. Provost, Big Data 6(3):191-213, 2018
    Among the 5 top-read articles of 2018 and 2019
    Media coverage: Medium

  1. "Feature-Based Dynamic Pricing," with I. Lobel and R. Paes Leme, Management Science (published online, May 2020)
    Accepted to the 2016 ACM Conference on Economics & Computation (EC)
    Associated article in SIGecom Exchanges
    Online Appendix

  1. "A Simple Rule for Pricing with Limited Knowledge of Demand," with R. S. Pindyck and G. Perakis, Forthcoming in Management Science (published online, June 2020)
    Accepted to the 2016 ACM Conference on Economics & Computation (EC)
    NBER Working Paper No. 21679

  1. "Promotion Optimization for Multiple Items in Supermarkets," with J. J. Kalas and G. Perakis, Management Science (published online, June 2020)
    Media coverage: Investor Place

  1. "An Efficient Algorithm for Dynamic Pricing Using a Graphical Representation," with S. Gupta, J. J. Kalas, and G. Perakis, Production and Operations Management (published online, June 2020)
    Finalist for the 2016 Service Science Section Student Paper Competition

Book and Book Chapter

  • L. DubĂ©, M. C. Cohen, N. Yang, B. Monla, eds. (2020), "Precision Retailing," University of Toronto Press, in progress

Under Review and Working Papers

  • "Pricing with Fairness," with A. N. Elmachtoub and X. Lei, Under second round of review at Management Science (after Reject and Resubmit)
    Accepted for oral presentation at the 2020 Workshop on Mechanism Design for Social Good (MD4SG)

Practitioner and Conference Publications

  • "Sunsailor: Solar Powered UAV," with S. Tsach, L. Ankri, Y. Ehrlich, T. Goldenberg, H. Levy, I. Regev, A. Vladimirsky, A. Weider, and Z. Yossef, Proc. 47th Israel Annual Conf. on Aerospace Sciences, Feb. 2007
    First price at the 2007 Technion Creativity in Science and Technology competition, Best student project in the 47th Israel Annual Conference on Aerospace Sciences