Michael L. Hamilton
Ph.D. Student at Columbia University
Industrial Engineering and Operations Research Department
Data Science Institute

Email: mh3461[at]columbia[dot]edu
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I am currently on the market for faculty positions.
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Research Interests
I am a 5th year Ph.D. student at Columbia IEOR advised by Adam N. Elmachtoub. I am broadly interested in the theory and practice of revenue management, with a particular emphasis on pricing. My research demonstrates the effectiveness of novel pricing strategies in emerging e-commerce markets.

Before coming to Columbia, I received a B.S. in Mathematics from Rutgers University.

The Power of Opaque Products in Pricing (with Adam N. Elmachtoub).
Major revision at Management Science.

The Value of Personalized Pricing (with Adam N. Elmachtoub and Vishal Gupta).
Revise and resubmit at Management Science.
Finalist for INFORMS Service Science Best Cluster Paper Competition.

Work in Progress
Data-Driven Pricing for Service Requests (with Adam N. Elmachtoub and Yunjie Sun).

The Design and Pricing of Loot Boxes (with Ningyuan Chen, Adam N. Elmachtoub, and Xiao Lei).

Upcoming Presentations
The Power of Opaque Products in Pricing. At INFORMS 2018, November 4th at 4:30 PM in room 128B, North Bldg.

The Value of Personalized Pricing. At INFORMS 2018, November 7th at 1:30 PM in room 128B, North Bldg.