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Fredrik Odegaard

Associate Professor, Management Science

Fredrik  Odegaard

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Fredrik Odegaard is an Associate Professor of Management Science at 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. He has taught extensively at Ivey Business School and developed courses across various programs. Prior to his academic career, he worked as a Supply Chain Consultant and Programme Director. His research focus is Revenue Management and Health Care Operations, and his work has been published in academic and practitioner oriented journals. He is also 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.


  • 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

  • Begen, M. A.; Odegaard, F.; Sadeghi, J., (Forthcoming), "Intra-provincial benchmark analysis of COVID-19 in Canada", INFOR: Information Systems and Operational Research: 1 - 42.
  • Begen, M. A.; Odegaard, F.; Sadeghi, J., (Forthcoming), "On aggregation of technical and revenue efficiency measures", Journal of Productivity Analysis: 1 - 16.
  • Odegaard, F.; Maclean, K., 2023, "Revenue implications of celebrities on Broadway theatre", Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management, June 22(3): 207 - 218.
  • Sadeghi, J.; Begen, M. A.; Odegaard, F., 2023, "Refined bounds for the non-Archimedean ϵ in DEA", Computers & Operations Research, June 154: 106163 - 106163.
  • Odegaard, F.; Zheng, C., 2023, "Trilateral Escalation in the Dollar Auction", International Journal of Game Theory, March 52(1): 195 - 230.
  • Banciu, M.; Odegaard, F.; Stanciu, A., 2022, "Price and Revenue Bounds for Bundles of Information Goods", Naval Research Logistics, April 69(3): 371 - 389.
  • Odegaard, F.; Nath Roy, S., 2021, "Heuristic-based Allocation of Supply Constrained Blood Platelets in Emerging Economies", Journal of Heuristics, October 27(5): 719 - 745.
  • Odegaard, F.; Maclean, K., 2020, "Dynamic capacity allocation for group bookings in live entertainment", European Journal of Operational Research, December 287(3): 975 - 988.
  • Odegaard, F.; Zheng, C. Z., 2020, "Surplus dissipating equilibria in the dollar auction", INFOR: Information Systems and Operational Research, October 58(3): 425 - 437.
  • van de Geer, R.; V. den Boer, A.; Bayliss, C.; Currie, C.; Ellina, A.; Esders, M.; Haensel, A.; Lei, X.; Maclean, K.; Martinez-Sykora, A., et al., 2019, "Dynamic Pricing and Learning with Competition: Insights from the Dynamic Pricing Challenge at the 2017 INFORMS RM & Pricing Conference", Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management, June 18(3): 185 - 203.
  • Banciu, M.; Odegaard, F.; Stanciu, A., 2019, "Distribution-free Bounds for the Expected Marginal Seat Revenue Heuristic with Dependent Demands", Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management, April 18(2): 155 - 163.
  • Mahjoub, R.; Odegaard, F.; Zaric, G. S., 2018, "Evaluation of a pharmaceutical risk-sharing agreement when patients are screened for the probability of success", Health Economics, January 27(1): e15 - e25.
  • 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.

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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

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