Milan Kumar holds a Ph.D. (FPM) in Operations Management area from Indian Institute of Management Calcutta. His thesis deals with supply chain risk. In his thesis, he has studied the pricing and sourcing strategies of a retailer faced with disruption risk. Prior to his Ph.D., he worked in the area of Data Analytics for close to two years.
His work has been presented at various national and international conferences. His current research interest lies in supply chain risk, analytics in sports, and product allocation for e-campaigns.
Milan Kumar, Preetam Basu & Balram Avittathur. (2018). Pricing and sourcing strategies for competing retailers in supply chains under disruption risk. European Journal of Operational Research, 265(2), 533–543. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2017.08.019.
Milan Kumar, Preetam Basu & Balram Avittathur (2015), ”Sourcing Decisions under Supply Disruption for Price-Setting Retailer”, 19th Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management, Kolkata, India.
Milan Kumar, Preetam Basu & Balram Avittathur (2016), ”Sourcing Decisions for a Retailer under Supply Disruption and Competition”, 28th European Conference on Operational Research (EURO 28), 2016, Poznan, Poland.
Milan Kumar, Preetam Basu & Balram Avittathur (2016), “Pricing and Sourcing Strategies for Competing Retailers under Disruption Risk and Different Procurement Costs”, Fourth Pan-IIM conference, IIM Ahmedabad, Ahmedabad, India.
Milan Kumar (2017), “The Value of Price-Adjustment (Surge-Pricing) for Competing Retailers in Presence of Supply Disruption”, POMS 28th Annual Conference, POMS Seattle, Washington, May, 2017.