Daniela Saban

Daniela Saban
Assistant Professor, Operations, Information & Technology
Contact Info
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Winnick Family Faculty Scholar for 2018-2019

Research Statement

Professor Saban's research interests lie in the interface of operations, economics and computer science. Much of her current research focuses on decision-making in competitive environments. In particular, she uses techniques from game theory, applied probability and optimization to study how the strategic interactions between multiple agents can impact firms, governments, and individuals.

Research Interests

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Procurement Mechanisms
  • Resource Allocation
  • Market Design

Bio

Daniela Saban is an Assistant Professor of Operations, Information and Technology at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. She received her PhD in Operations Management from Columbia Business School in 2015. Professor Saban also holds B.Sc. (2006) and M.Sc. (2009) degrees in Computer Science from University of Buenos Aires.

Academic Degrees

  • PhD, Operations Management, Graduate School of Business, Columbia University, 2015
  • MS, Computer Science, Universidad de Buenos Aires, 2009
  • BS, Computer Science, Universidad de Buenos Aires, 2006

Awards and Honors

  • Winnick Family Faculty Scholar, 2018-2019
  • The Paul and Sandra Montrone Doctoral Fellowship, 2014 - 2015
  • Columbia University - Glasgow University Exchange Program Fellowship, 2014
  • Deming Doctoral Research Fellowship, The W. Edwards Deming Center, 2013
  • Doctoral Fellowship, Columbia Business School, 2010 - 2015
  • Research Fellowship, Agencia Nacional de Promocion Cientifica y Tecnologica (equivalent to NSF), Argentina, 2009 - 2010
  • Tesis de Licenciatura (MSc. Thesis): Finalist in the National Thesis Contest, organized as part of the Jornadas Argentinas de Informatica, 2009

Publications

Journal Articles

Yash Kanoria, Daniela Saban, Jay Sethuraman. Operations Research. May 2018, Vol. 66, Issue 3.
Yonatan Gur, Daniela Saban, Nicolas Stier-Moses. International Workshop on Internet and Network Economics. 2016, Pages 539-545.
Daniela Saban, Jay Sethuraman. Mathematics of Operations Research. June 17, 2015, Vol. 40, Issue 4, Pages 1005-1014.
Daniela Saban, Jay Sethuraman. Journal of Mathematical Economics. January 2014, Vol. 50, Pages 283-289.
Flavia Bonomo, Andres Cardemil, Guillermo Duran, Javier Marenco, Daniela Saban. Interfaces. May 16, 2012, Vol. 42, Issue 3, Pages 245-259.
Daniela Saban, Flavia Bonomo, Nicolas E. Stier-Moses. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications. September 2010, Vol. 389, Issue 17, Pages 3661-3673.
Daniela Saban, Flavia Bonomo, Javier Marenco, Nicolas Stier-Moses. Electronic Notes in Discrete Mathematics. December 1, 2009, Vol. 35, Pages 197-202.

Working Papers

Optimal Commissions and Subscriptions in Networked Markets | PDF
John R. Birge, Ozan Candogan, Hongfan Chen, Daniela Saban, September 302018
Increased Transparency in Procurement: The Role of Peer-Effects | PDF
Ruth Beer, Ignacio Rios, Daniela Saban, August 2018
Spatial Pricing in Ride-Sharing Networks | PDF
Kostas Bimpikis, Ozan Candogan, Daniela Saban, January 112018
Procurement Mechanisms for Differentiated Products | PDF
Daniela Saban, Gabriel Weintraub2017
The Size of the Core in Assignment Markets | PDF
Yash Kanoria, Daniela Saban, Jay Sethuraman, September 2016

Teaching

Degree Courses

2018-19

This course provides basic skills in quantitative modeling. The objective is to familiarize students with the main steps in an analytical approach to business decision making: constructing an abstract model for a relevant business problem,...

2017-18

This class will explore topics the intersection of operations, engineering, and economics relevant to modern internet marketplaces, including those for dating, labor, accommodation, services, and rides. The objective of the class is to introduce...

2016-17

This course provides basic skills in quantitative modeling. The objective is to familiarize students with the main steps in an analytical approach to business decision making: constructing an abstract model for a relevant business problem,...

School News

October 6, 2015
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