Kostas Bimpikis

Professor, Operations, Information & Technology

Kostas Bimpikis

Professor of Operations, Information & Technology

Research Statement

Kostas Bimpikis’ research agenda broadly explores the strategic interactions in networks and their implications on firms’ operational decision-making, and the design and operations of online marketplaces with a particular emphasis on optimizing information disclosure policies.


Bimpikis is a professor of operations, information and technology at 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

  • Winnick Family Faculty Scholar, 2022–23
  • Younger Family Faculty Scholar, 2021–22
  • Fletcher Jones Faculty Scholar, Stanford GSB, 2013–16


Journal Articles

Kostas Bimpikis, Yiangos Papanastasiou, Wenchang Zhang
Management Science
September 2023
Kostas Bimpikis, Giacomo Mantegazza
Operations Research
September 2023 Vol. 71 Issue 5 Pages 1441–1924
Kostas Bimpikis, Ilan Morgenstern, Daniela Saban
Operations Research
June 2023
Duygu Akkaya, Kostas Bimpikis, Hau L. Lee
Manufacturing & Service Operations Management
March 2021 Vol. 23 Issue 2 Pages 437–452
Kostas Bimpikis, Wedad J. Elmaghraby, Ken Moon, Wenchang Zhang
Management Science
December 2020 Vol. 66 Issue 12 Pages 5783–5822
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)
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

Kostas Bimpikis, Yiangos Papanastasiou, Wenchang Zhang June 2020
Kostas Bimpikis, Kimon Drakopoulos, Shayan Ehsani 2018

Insights by Stanford Business

January 06, 2023
Online platforms that match consumers may strategically withhold information about supply and demand to maximize returns.
May 28, 2020
COVID-19 has exposed the fragility of global supply chains. Maybe it’s time to rethink government’s role.
December 03, 2018
Seven Stanford business professors recommend their favorite books.
November 15, 2018
Providing regular updates to competitors during innovation contests yields better solutions faster.
May 02, 2014
How a company’s effort to decentralize its supply chain can increase risk of disruption.