Faculty & Research

N. Bora Keskin

Assistant Professor of Operations Management

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Chicago, IL 60637

Bora Keskin is an Assistant Professor of Operations Management at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. His main research studies management problems that involve decision making under uncertainty. In particular he is interested in stochastic models, and their application to revenue management and dynamic pricing with demand learning. His work on dynamic pricing has appeared in Management Science and Operations Research. Bora received his B.Sc. Summa Cum Laude from Bogazici University, in Turkey, and his Ph.D. from Stanford University. In 2012 he joined the faculty of the University of Chicago. Prior to his graduate education, he worked at McKinsey & Company as a consultant in banking and telecommunications industries.


2014 - 2015 Course Schedule

Number Name Quarter
40000 Operations Management: Business Process Fundamentals 2015 (Winter)

Other Interests

Swimming, biking, road trips.


Research Activities

Revenue management and dynamic pricing, applied probability, sequential estimation, exploration-exploitation trade-off, operations management in consumer lending industry, supply chain management.

With J. M. Harrison and A. Zeevi, "Bayesian Dynamic Pricing Policies: Learning and Earning Under a Binary Prior Distribution," Management Science, Vol. 58, No. 3, pp. 570–586 (March 2012).

With A. Zeevi, "Dynamic Pricing with an Unknown Demand Model: Asymptotically Optimal Semi-myopic Policies," Forthcoming in Operations Research (2014).

With A. Zeevi, "Chasing Demand: Learning and Earning in a Changing Environment," Under review (2013).

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