Research


My research agenda is built on empirically understanding how firms may manage innovation and make better decisions in the face of risk: from the loss of value due to the information asymmetries and uncertainties between supply chain partners, to the wrong investments in a pharmaceutical firm’s portfolio of drug development projects.


Peer-Reviewed Publications

[2] Markou, P. and D. Corsten. (2021). “Financial and Operational Risk Management: Inventory Effects in the Gold Mining Industry. Production & Operations Management, Accepted.

[1] Luffarelli, J., P. Markou, A. Stamatogiannakis, D. Goncalves. (2019). “The effect of corporate social performance on the financial performance of business‐to‐business and business‐to‐consumer firms.” Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, 26(6), pp.1333-1350.


Book Chapters and Practitioner Articles

[3] Markou, P., D. Corsten, C. Carduck, and M. Koblbauer. (2019). “Commodity Risk Management at BMW: Price Indices and Contracts”. In Tate, W., Bals, L., and Ellram, L., eds. Supply Chain Finance: Risk Management, Resilience and Supplier Management, Kogan Page, Ch. 9, pp.177-194.

[2] Markou, P. and D. Corsten. (2017). “Linking Commodity Price Risk and Operations: Evidence from the Gold Mining Industry”. In Kouvelis, P., Dong, L., and Turcic, D., eds. Foundations and Trends in Technology, Information and Operations Management. 11(1-2), pp.165-185.

[1] Markou, P. and D. Corsten. (2017). “Trade Credit: A Fresh Look.” World Supply Chain Finance Report 2017. BCR Publishing, pp.14-16.


Working Papers

  • Project Selection and Success: Insights from the Drug Development Process - with S. Kavadias and N. Oraiopoulos [Link to SSRN]

    • Winner 2018 INFORMS TIMES Best Working Paper Award

  • Information Asymmetry, Rents, and Cost Risk Allocation: An Investigation of the BMW Supply Chain - with D. Turcic, P. Kouvelis, and D. Corsten [Link to SSRN]

  • Collateral, Risk, and Borrowing Capacity - with R. Williams and J. Yang [Link to SSRN]

    • Finalist 2018 Financial Management Association (FMA) Best Paper Award

  • Suppliers as Liquidity Insurers - with D. Corsten and R. Gropp [Link to SSRN]