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Michelle Li

  • Assistant Professor
Academic Division: Math & Science

Bio

Michelle joined the Division of Mathematics and Science at Babson College in 2018. Her research and teaching interests include: Business Analytics, Data Mining, Management Science / Operations Research, Supply Chain Management / Logistics / Transportation, Game Theory, Quality Competition, Sustainable Systems, and Information Asymmetry. She co-authored a book titled Competing on Supply Chain Quality A Network Economics Perspective which was published in 2016. In addition, her research has produced publications in peer-reviewed journals such as Omega, Annals of Operations Research, International Journal of Production Economics, Journal of Global Optimization, and International Transactions in Operational Research. Michelle received her PhD in Business Administration with a concentration in Management Science at the Isenberg School of Management of the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Academic Degrees

  • Ph D, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
  • BS, Nankai University

Awards & Honors

  • 2018 — Neil Griffin College of Business Faculty Award for Excellence in Research, College of Business, Arkansas State University
  • 2017 — College of Business Faculty Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, College of Business, Arkansas State University
  • 2014 — Outstanding Doctoral Student Researcher Award, Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts Amherst
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Publications

Journal Articles

  • Yu, M., Cruz, J.M., Li, D. (2019). The sustainable supply chain network competition with environmental tax policies. International Journal of Production Economics. Vol: 217, Page: 218-231.
  • Nagurney, A., Besik, D., Li, D. (2019). Strict quotas or tariffs? Implications for product quality and consumer welfare in differentiated product supply chains. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review. Vol: 129, Page: 136-161.
  • Li, D., Nagurney, A., Yu, M. (2018). Consumer learning of product quality with time delay: Insights from spatial price equilibrium models with differentiated products. Omega - The International Journal of Management Science. Vol: 81, Page: 150-168.
  • Li, D., Nagurney, A. (2017). Supply chain performance assessment and supplier and component importance identification in a general competitive multitiered supply chain network model. Journal of Global Optimization. Vol: 67, Issue: 1-2, Page: 223-250.
  • Li, D., Nagurney, A. (2015). A general multitiered supply chain network model of quality competition with suppliers. International Journal of Production Economics. Vol: 170, Page: 336-356.
  • Nagurney, A., Li, D. (2015). A supply chain network game theory model with product differentiation, outsourcing of production and distribution, and quality and price competition. Annals of Operations Research. Vol: 226, Issue: 1, Page: 479-503.
  • Nagurney, A., Nagurney, L.S., Li, D. (2015). Securing the sustainability of global medical nuclear supply chains through economic cost recovery, risk management, and optimization. International Journal of Sustainable Transportation. Vol: 9, Issue: 6, Page: 405-418.
  • Nagurney, A., Li, D. (2014). A dynamic network oligopoly model with transportation costs, product differentiation, and quality competition. Computational Economics. Vol: 44, Issue: 2, Page: 201-229.
  • Nagurney, A., Li, D. (2014). Equilibria and dynamics of supply chain network competition with information asymmetry in quality and minimum quality standards. Computational Management Science. Vol: 11, Issue: 3, Page: 285-315.
  • Nagurney, A., Li, D., Nagurney, L.S. (2014). Spatial price equilibrium with information asymmetry in quality and minimum quality standards. International Journal of Production Economics. Vol: 158, Page: 300-313.
  • Nagurney, A., Li, D., Wolf, T., Saberi, S. (2013). A network economic game theory model of a service-oriented internet with choices and quality competition. NETNOMICS: Economic Research and Electronic Networking. Vol: 14, Issue: 1-2, Page: 1-25.
  • Nagurney, A., Li, D., Nagurney, L.S. (2013). Pharmaceutical supply chain networks with outsourcing under price and quality competition. International Transactions in Operational Research. Vol: 20, Issue: 6, Page: 859-888.

Books

  • Nagurney, A., Li, D., others, . (2016). Competing on supply chain quality - A Network Economics Perspective. Springer.

Book Chapters

  • Nagurney, A., Li, D., Wolf, T., Saberi, S., , . (2014). A dynamic network economic model of a service-oriented Internet with price and quality competition: Network Models in Economics and Finance. Page: 239-264. Springer International Publishing.

Presentations

  • Strict Quotas or Tariffs? Implications for Product Quality and Consumer Welfare in Differentiated Product Supply Chains Li, D. 2019 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA (2019)
  • Strict Quotas or Tariffs? Implications for Product Quality and Consumer Welfare in Differentiated Product Supply Chains Li, D. Babson College Faculty Research Discussion, Babson College (2019)
  • Sustainable Supply Chain Network Competition with Environmental Tax Policies Li, D. 2019 Babson Faculty Research Day, Babson College (2019)
  • The Sustainable Supply Chain Network Competition with Environmental Tax Policies Li, D. 2018 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ (2018)
  • Consumer Learning of Product Quality with Time Delay: Insights from Spatial Price Equilibrium Models with Differentiated Products. Li, D. INFORMS Student Chapter Seminar Series, Fayetteville, AR (2018)
  • Consumer Learning of Product Quality with Time Delay: Insights from Spatial Price Equilibrium Models with Differentiated Products Li, D. 2017 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Houston, TX (2017)
  • Consumer Learning of Product Quality with Time Delay: Insights from Spatial Price Equilibrium Models with Differentiated Products Li, D. 28th POMS Annual Conference, Seattle, WA (2017)
  • A General Multitiered Supply Chain Network Model of Quality Competition with Suppliers Li, D. 2016 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN (2016)
  • Supply Chain Performance Assessment and Supplier and Component Importance Identification in a General Competitive Multitiered Supply Chain Network Model Li, D. 2015 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA (2015)
  • A Supply Chain Network Game Theory Model with Product Differentiation, Outsourcing of Production and Distribution, and Quality and Price Competition Li, D. 26th POMS Annual Conference, Washington D.C. (2015)
  • Supply Chain Performance Assessment and Supplier and Component Importance Identification in a General Competitive Multitiered Supply Chain Network Model Li, D. World Congress on Global Optimization 2015, Gainesville, FL (2015)
  • Equilibria and Dynamics of Supply Chain Network Competition with Information Asymmetry in Quality and Minimum Quality Standards Li, D. 2014 INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA (2014)
  • Equilibria and Dynamics of Supply Chain Network Competition with Information Asymmetry in Quality and Minimum Quality Standards Li, D. 25th POMS Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA (2014)
  • Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Networks with Outsourcing Under Price and Quality Competition Li, D. 2013 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN (2013)
  • A Dynamic Network Oligopoly Model with Transportation Costs, Product Differentiation, and Quality Competition Li, D. Raytheon MTN (Manufacturing Technology Network) Symposium - University Track, Tewksbury, MA (2013)
  • Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Networks with Outsourcing Under Price and Quality Competition Li, D. 24th POMS Annual Conference, Denver, CO (2013)
  • Securing the Sustainability of Global Medical Nuclear Supply Chains Through Economic Cost Recovery, Risk Management, and Optimization Li, D. 24th POMS Annual Conference, Denver, CO (2013)
  • A Dynamic Network Oligopoly Model with Transportation Costs, Product Differentiation, and Quality Competition Li, D. 2012 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ (2012)
  • Securing the Sustainability of Global Medical Nuclear Supply Chains Through Economic Cost Recovery, Risk Management, and Optimization Li, D. 2012 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ (2012)
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Professional Services

  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer Annals of Operations Research (2019 - 2019)