Kostas Bimpikis

Kostas Bimpikis
Associate Professor, Operations, Information & Technology
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Associate Professor of Operations, Information & Technology

Research Statement

Professor Bimpikis' research agenda lies in the interface of operations, economics and information technology. Much of his current research is focused on studying the economics of complex social networks and identifying the implications for individuals and businesses. Moreover, he is interested in issues arising in the operations of Internet-based markets.


Kostas Bimpikis is an Associate Professor of Operations, Information and Technology at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. Prior to joining Stanford, he spent a year as a postdoctoral research fellow at the Microsoft Research New England Lab. Professor Bimpikis has received a PhD in Operations Research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2010, an MS in Computer Science from the University of California, San Diego and a BS degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece.

Awards and Honors

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


Journal Articles

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.
Kostas Bimpikis, Shayan Ehsani, Rahmi Ilkilic. Management Science (forthcoming). 2018.
Kostas Bimpikis, Shayan Ehsani, Mohamed Mostagir. Operations Research (forthcoming). 2018.
Kostas Bimpikis, Davide Crapis, Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi. Management Science (forthcoming). 2018.
Kostas Bimpikis, Mihalis Markakis. Management Science (forthcoming). 2018.
Kostas Bimpikis, Douglas Fearing, Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi. Operations Research (forthcoming). 2018.
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.

Working Papers

Inducing Exploration in Service Platforms | PDF
Kostas Bimpikis, Yiangos Papanastasiou, May 222018
Spatial Pricing in Ride-Sharing Networks | PDF
Kostas Bimpikis, Ozan Candogan, Daniela Saban, January 112018
Disclosing Information in Strategic Experimentation
Kostas Bimpikis, Kimon Drakopoulos, Shayan Ehsani2018
Managing Market Thickness in Online B2B Markets | PDF
Kostas Bimpikis, Wedad J. Elmaghraby, Ken Moon, Wenchang Zhang2018
Supply Disruptions and Optimal Network Structures
Kostas Bimpikis, Ozan Candogan, Shayan Ehsani2018


Degree Courses


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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