Kostas Bimpikis

Kostas Bimpikis
Associate Professor, Operations, Information & Technology
Contact Info

Research Statement

Professor Bimpikis' research agenda broadly explores the following two themes: (i) Strategic interactions in networks and their implications on firms' operational decision making; (ii) The design and operations of online marketplaces with a particular emphasis on optimizing information disclosure policies.


Kostas Bimpikis is an associate professor of Operations, Information and Technology at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He received his PhD in Operations Research at MIT working with Daron Acemoglu and Asu Ozdaglar. Before coming to Stanford, he spent a year as a postdoctoral fellow at Microsoft Research New England.

Awards and Honors

  • Fletcher Jones Faculty Scholar, Stanford GSB, 2013-2016


Journal Articles

Kostas Bimpikis, Wedad J. Elmaghraby, Ken Moon, Wenchang Zhang. Management Science. December 2020, Vol. 66, Issue 12, Pages 5783–5822.
Duygu Akkaya, Kostas Bimpikis, Hau L. Lee. MS&OM (Forthcoming). January 2020.
Kostas Bimpikis, Ozan Candogan, Shayan Ehsani. Management Science. December 2019, Vol. 65, Issue 12, Pages 5449-5956.
Kostas Bimpikis, Davide Crapis, Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi. Management Science. June 2019, Vol. 65, Issue 6, Pages 2646-2664.
Kostas Bimpikis, Ozan Candogan, Daniela Saban. Operations Research. May 3, 2019, Vol. 67, Issue 3, Pages 599-904.
Kostas Bimpikis, Shayan Ehsani, Mohamed Mostagir. Operations Research. March 18, 2019, Vol. 67, Issue 2, Pages 295-597.
Kostas Bimpikis, Mihalis Markakis. Management Science. March 2019, Vol. 65, Issue 3, Pages 1268-1285.
Kostas Bimpikis, Shayan Ehsani, Rahmi Ilkilic. Management Science. February 1, 2019, Vol. 65, Issue 6, Pages 2445-2945.
Kostas Bimpikis, Douglas Fearing, Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi. Operations Research (forthcoming). July 2018.
Yiangos Papanastasiou, Kostas Bimpikis, Nicos Savva. Management Science. April 2018, Vol. 64, Issue 4, Pages 1727-1746.
Ken Moon, Kostas Bimpikis, Haim Mendelson. Management Science . March 2018, Vol. 64, Issue 3, Pages 1271-1290.
Diana Negoescu, Kostas Bimpikis, Margaret Brandeau, Dan A. Iancu. Management Science (forthcoming). 2017.
Kostas Bimpikis, Mihalis G. Markakis. Management Science. June 2016, Vol. 62, Issue 2, Pages 1800-1813.
Kostas Bimpikis, Asuman Ozdaglar, Ercan Yildiz. Operations Research. February 2016, Vol. 64, Issue 3, Pages 705-720.
Daron Acemoglu, Kostas Bimpikis, Asuman Ozdaglar. Theoretical Economics. January 2014, Vol. 9, Issue 1, Pages 41-97.
Ozan Candogan, Kostas Bimpikis, Asuman Ozdaglar. Operations Research. July 2012, Vol. 60, Issue 4, Pages 883-905.
Daron Acemoglu, Kostas Bimpikis, Asuman Ozdaglar. American Economic Journal: Microeconomics. February 2011, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Pages 37-77.
Kostas Bimpikis. Games and Economics Behavior. May 2009, Vol. 66, Issue 1, Pages 1-26.

Book Chapters

Kostas Bimpikis, Yiangos Papanastasiou. Sharing Economy: Making Supply Meet Demand (Book Chapter). June 2018.

Working Papers

Information Disclosure in Two-Sided Platforms: Optimizing for Supply
Kostas Bimpikis, Yiangos Papanastasiou, Wenchang Zhang, June 2020
Disclosing Information in Strategic Experimentation
Kostas Bimpikis, Kimon Drakopoulos, Shayan Ehsani2018


Degree Courses


The course is aimed at students who already have a background or demonstrated aptitude for quantitative analysis, and thus are comfortable with a more rapid coverage of the topics, in more depth and breadth, than in OIT 245.

This year-long course takes a hands-on approach to learning about conducting research in Operations, Information and Technology. It will cover a broad spectrum of cutting-edge research in OIT from conceiving an idea to formulating a research...

In recent years network models have been used in different application domains, ranging from social networks to supply chains and from financial networks to transportation networks. Examples of existing work in networks include exploring how to...


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,...

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