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Impact of COVID on Inventories.

The current pandemics have and will have major influence on how economies operate. One of the most important lasting effect of this catastrophy is the increase of uncertainties at both the macro- and the micro levels of the global economy.

It is well understood both in theory and practice that inventories are among the most important tools in the fight with uncertainties. No wonder that the crisis turns attention towards inventories, appropriate to mitigate the inreased risks of operations and trade.

ISIR was forced to postpone its 21th Symposium to 2021. However we would like to meet at least in the virtual space with those colleagues who want to discuss timely, COVID related inventory papers and a proposal for joint research inspired by the present crisis. We invite you to participate on the

Inventory Impacts of COVID-19
Online webinar
27 August 2020 – 3:00 – 6:15 pm (CEST)

3:00 pm

Moderator: Attila Chikán, Executive Vice President, ISIR, Corvinus University of Budapest

Opening (CEST 3 pm, EST 9 am, India 6.30 pm)

3:15 – 3:45

George Alessandria, University of Rochester

Stockpiling and the Expected Pandemic: Evidence from Chinese Trade of PPE

3:45 – 4:15

Bhawna Priya, Indian Institute of Management Lucknow

Designing Mechanisms to Control the Over-ordering Problem Associated with Trade Credit

4:15 – 4:45

Alberto Cavallo, Harvard Business School, Oleksiy Kryvtsov, Bank of Canada

Behavior of Prices and Stockouts During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evidence from Online Micro Data

4:45 – 5:00


5:00 – 5:30

Maximiliano Udenio, Research Center for Operations Management, KU Leuven

Exiting a COVID-19 Lockdown: The Bumpy Road Ahead for Many Supply Chains

5:30 – 6:00

Henk Zijm, Past President, ISIR, University of Twente

Conclusions and Future Research Directions

6:00 – 6:15


The participation is free for the webinar, but online registration is required here>>>

More information on the event>>>

Looking forward to welcoming you virtually on August 27

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