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Yertai Tanai

Doctoral Candidate
I am a PhD candidate in Operations Management in the department of Management and Information Systems at Kent State University.

My research areas include supply chain management, productions/operations management, closed-loop supply chain, value-added recovery, pricing management, product returns and third party reverse logistics. My models include statistical, stochastic and mathematical optimizations as well as simulations.

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

1.     Yertai Tanai andAlfred L. Guiffrida, (2014), Reducing the Cost of Untimely Supply Chain Delivery Performance for Asymmetric Laplace Distributed Delivery, Applied Mathematical Modelling, Forthcoming

 2.     Barry Hettler, Yertai Tanai and Nonna Sorokina, (2014), Analyst Optimism in the Automotive Industry: A Post-Bailout Boost and Methodological Insights, Journal of Data Science, Forthcoming

 3.     Yertai Tanai and Kuan Pin-Lin, (2013), Mongolian And World Equity Markets: Volatilities And Correlations, Eurasian Economic Review, 3(2), 136-164

Research Areas
  • Closed-loop supply chain
  • Third party reverse logistics
  • Product returns
  • Supply chain delivery performance modeling
  • Decision Science Institute (DSI)
  • Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)  
  • Production and Operations Management Society (POMS)
Yertai Tanai
Department of Management and Information Systems
Spring 2015
  • MIS 34060 - 010 Operations Management
Fall 2015
  • MIS 44062 - 002 Supply Chain Management