Juan Camilo Serpa

Title: 
Assistant Professor, Operations Management
Contact Information
Email address: 
juan.serpa [at] mcgill.ca
Address: 

Bronfman Building, [Map]
1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Montreal, Quebec
Canada
H3A 1G5

Area(s): 
Operations Management
Office: 
534
Group: 
Faculty
Tenured & Tenure Track
Selected publications: 

 

1. Oversight and Efficiency in Public Projects: A Regression Discontinuity Analysis (with Eduard Calvo and Ruomeng Cui)

  •  Management Science (2018, forthcoming).

 

2. Supply Chain Proximity and Product Quality (with Robert Bray and Ahmet Colak)

  •  Management Science  (2018, forthcoming) 

 

3. The Impact of Supply Chains on Firm-evel Productivity (with Harish Krishnan)

  • Management Science, 2018, 64(2), pp. 511–532
  • Selected as featured article of February 2018 issue

 

4. The Strategic Role of Business Insurance (with Harish Krishnan)

  • Management Science 2017, 63(2) pp. 384-404

  • 1st prize, 2015 Production & Operations Management Student Paper Competition

 

5. Policy Incentives for Dangerous (But Necessary) Operations (with Harish Krishnan)

  • Production and Operations Management  2016, 25(10) pp. 1778--1798

 

6. A Field Experiment on Airline lead-in Fares (with Maxime Cohen and Alexandre Jacquillat)

  • Preparing for second review at Management Science

 

7. Inventory in Times of War (with Andres Jola and Alfonso Pedraza)

  • Preparing for second review at Management Science


Teaching Awards

  • 2017: World's top 40 undergraduate professors (Poets and Quants)
  • 2017: Desautels Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award  (McGill University)
  • 2015: Killam Award  for excellence in teaching  (University of British Columbia)
  • 2013: Paul Chwelos Memorial Award  for excellence in teaching  (University of British Columbia)

Invited research seminars

  • 2019: University of British Columbia (February); ESMT-Berlin (March); University of Utah (March); Cornell University (April).
  • 2018: London Business School (January).
  • 2017: New York University (March); Duke University (March).
  • 2016: Northwestern University (June); HEC Montreal (October).
  • 2015: University of Michigan (January); Washington University in St. Louis (January); Duke University (January); University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (January); Indiana University (January); Queen's University (January); University of Western Ontario (January);  McGill University (December).
  • 2014: Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (December);  IESE School of Business (December); Ryerson University (December).

Research Grants

  1. SSHRC New Frontiers Grant: AI-Tribunal for Small Claims: Building an Intelligent Dispute Resolution System
    • Amount: $244,562 (2019-2021)
    • Role: Co-applicant (with Samuel Dahan, Maxime Cohen, Xiaodan Zhu, Yuri Levin, Jonathan Touboul)
  2. Fonds du Recherche du Québec, Societé et Culture -- Estimation de la relation entre la qualité du produit et la proximité de la chaîne d'approvisionnement
    • Amount: $57,150 (2016-2019)
    • Role: Principal (and Sole) investigator
  3. SSHRC Internal Development Grant 
    • Amount: $6,000 (2019)
    • Role: Principal (and Sole) investigator.
  4. McGill Startup Grant
    • Amount: $45,000 (2016-2019)
 

Teaching Evaluations

  • 2018:
    • Statistical Foundations of Data Analytics - 2 sections (5.0 and 4.9 / 5.0)
    • Multivariate Statistics and data analytics, Masters ( 4.8 /5.0)
    • Advanced topics in Management Science, MBA (4.7 /5.0)
  • 2017:
    • Statistical Foundations of Data Analytics (5.0/5.0)
    • Introductory Business Statistics - 2 sections ( 4.9 and 4.7/ 5.0)
  • 2016
    • Introductory Business Statistics - 2 sections (4.8 and 4.9/5.0)