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Fredrik Odegaard

Associate Professor, Management Science

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Fredrik Odegaard is an Associate Professor of Management Science at the Ivey Business School, with cross-appointment at the Department of Applied Mathematics, Western University. He received his PhD from Sauder School of Business at University of British Columbia, dual Masters degrees in Operations Research and Statistics from Stanford University, and a BSc in Purchasing and Logistics Management from Arizona State University. While at Ivey Business School he has developed several courses and taught extensively across the MBA, MSc, PhD and HBA programs. Prior to his academic career Dr. Odegaard worked as a Supply Chain Consultant for i2 Technologies and Programme Director at RR Institute of Applied Economics. Dr. Odegaard’s research focus and expertise spans Revenue Management and Health Care Operations. His research has been published in academic journals, such as Production and Operations Management, European Journal of Operational Research and Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management, as well as in practitioner oriented journals, such as Journal of Healthcare Quality and European Journal of Ultrasound. Professor Odegaard is an editorial board member of the Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management and served as the 2015-2016 President of the Canadian Operational Research Society (CORS).


  • Decision Making with Analytics, HBA core, MSc elective
  • Competing with Analytics, HBA elective, MBA elective
  • Revenue Management, HBA elective
  • Introduction to Statistics, MSc core
  • Big Data Analytics, MSc core
  • Management Science Special Fields, PhD


  • PhD, Management Science, Sauder School of Business, UBC
  • MS, Statistics - Stanford University
  • MS, Engineering-Economics System & Operations Research - Stanford University
  • BS, Purchasing & Logistics Management - Arizona State University

Recent Refereed Articles

  • Mahjoub, R.; Odegaard, F.; Zaric, G. S., (Forthcoming), "Evaluation of a pharmaceutical risk-sharing agreement when patients are screened for the probability of success", Health Economics.
  • Mirzai, F.; Odegaard, F.; Yan, X. H., 2017, "Airline Switching Revenue with Price-Guarantees", Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management, June 16(3): 308 - 324.
  • Banciu, M.; Odegaard, F., 2016, "Optimal Product Bundling with Dependent Valuations: the Price of Independence", European Journal of Operational Research, December 255(2): 481 - 495.
  • Odegaard, F.; Wilson, J. G., 2016, "Dynamic Pricing of Primary Products and Ancillary Services", European Journal of Operational Research, June 251(2): 586 - 599.
  • Hassan-Mirzaei, F.; Odegaard, F.; Yan, X. H., 2015, "Customer Revenue Sharing Program in Online Social Media", Omega-International Journal of Management Science, December 57(B): 123 - 144.
  • Davison, M.; Odegaard, F., 2015, "Do Retailers Set Optimal Prices in the Case of Retail Gasoline Market?", International Journal of Revenue Management, June 8(3/4): 241 - 259.
  • Anderson, C. K.; Odegaard, F.; Wilson, J. G., 2015, "A newsvendor approach to inventory and pricing decisions in NYOP channels", Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management, February 14(1): 3 - 15.
  • Odegaard, F.; Roos, P., 2014, "Measuring the Contributions of Workers' Health and Psychosocial Work-Environment on Production Efficiency", Production and Operations Management, December 23(12): 2191 - 2208.
  • Borg, S.; Palaszewski, B.; Gerdtham, U.; Odegaard, F.; Roos, P.; Gudbjornsdottir, S., 2014, "Patient Reported Outcomes Measures and Risk Factors together in Quality Register for More Patient-Centred Diabetes Care in Sweden", International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, December 11(12): 12223 - 12246.
  • Odegaard, F.; Anderson, C. K., 2014, "All-Pay Auctions with Pre- and Post-Bidding Options", European Journal of Operational Research, December 239(2): 579 - 592.
  • Mahjoub, R.; Odegaard, F.; Zaric, G. S., 2014, "Health-Based Pharmaceutical Pay-for-Performance Risk-Sharing Agreements", Journal of the Operational Research Society, April 65(4): 588 - 604.
  • Odegaard, F.; Roos, J., 2013, "Measuring Worksite Health Promotion Programs: An Application of Structural Equation Modeling with Ordinal Data", European Journal of Health Economics, The, July 14(4): 639 - 653.
  • Odegaard, F.; Puterman, M. L., 2012, "Estimating intermediate price transitions in online auctions", Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry, December 28(6): 529 - 541.
  • Odegaard, F.; Puterman, M. L., 2012, "Selling in Channels with Uncertain Price", Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management, July 11(4): 386 - 420.
  • de Zordo, T.; Ahmed, N.; Odegaard, F.; Jaschke, W.; Chhem, R.; Klauser, A.; Romagnoli, C., 2011, "US-Guided Therapy of Calcific Tendinopathy: Clinical and Radiological Outcome Assessment in Shoulder and Non-Shoulder Tendons", Ultraschall in der Medizin/European Journal of Ultrasound, March 32: 117 - 123.

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  • Research Assistant, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia, (2002–2007)
  • Project Manager, Centre of Operations Excellence, Sauder School of Business, UBC, (2003–2004)
  • Instructor, Sauder School of Business, UBC, (2006)
  • Programme Director/Research Associate, R.R. Institute of Applied Economics, Sweden, (2001-2010)
  • Post-Sales Consultant, i2 Technologies, Denmark, (1998-2001)

Research/Course Development

  • Revenue Management
  • eCommerce/IT applications
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Empirical Analysis
  • Health Care Operations/Economics