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

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.

Working Papers

Spatial Pricing in Ride-Sharing Networks | PDF
Kostas Bimpikis, Ozan Candogan, Daniela Saban, November 112016


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,...


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

The goal of this course is to provide a comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of revenue management. It will comprise of a set of lectures that will cover the theoretical fundamentals of the area as well as an overview of current...

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