Ganesh Balasubramanian

Academic Backgroud

  • Doctoral Student at Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad in the area Production & Quantitative Methods (Operations Management), CGPA 3.58/4.33 (A grade), 2017 – 2022 (Expected - Sep 2022). 
  • Dissertation: Essays on strategic interactions in vertical supply chains. Committee: Prof. Sachin Jayaswal, Prof. Benny Mantin, Prof. Ankur Sinha
  • Research Interests: Supplier-Retailer strategic interactions in decentralized supply chains, inventory, pricing, retail operations, retail & distribution, operations-marketing interface. Methods: Game theory, optimization, analytical modeling
  • Visiting PhD student at Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and supply chain management (LCL), University of Luxembourg, May - July (2019); Nov 2021 - Feb 2022 
  • Master of Business Administration from Indian Institute of Technology Madras, CGPA 8.17/10, 2011-13. 

Research Conferences:

  • Mass customization using 3D printing: on the role of cost and data capture delegation, 32nd POMS Annual Conference April 2022 (Upcoming). 
  • Strategic inventory in the presence of cost learning. POMS 2021 annual conference, POMS India International conference 2021
  • Strategic inventory in the presence of shrinkage. POMS 2021 annual conference, 
  • Twenty second International Working Seminar on Production Economics, Innsbruck, Austria, 2022
  • ISDSI Global conference 2021, IIM Nagpur
  • Stackelberg competition of newsvendors selling substitutable products, ORSI 2019 annual conference, IIM A
  • Airline Transport Research Society (ATRS) conference 2019, Vrije University, Amsterdam

Balasubramanian, G., & Maruthasalam, A. P. P. (2021). Substitution Effect of Retailer Store Brand and Manufacturer Encroachment. International Journal of Production Economics, 108208.

Honors and Awards:

 EEDSA (Emerging Economies Doctoral Student Award), Asia Pacific Region, 2022
Best paper award - Doctoral Colloquim of POMS India International Conference, 2021
Best paper award - ISDSI Global Conference, IIM Nagpur, 2021

Teaching Experience:

As Instructor
Preparatory course in mathematics-PGP 2020-22 batch, June 2020, IIM Ahmedabad. Teaching mode: Online (109 students). Instructor feedback Rating 9.43/10.

As Teaching assistant: 
Operations Management II PGP Jan 2021; Operations and Supply Chain Management Senior Management Program 2020 IIM Ahmedabad. 

Industry Experience:  40 months of work experience in business development: Retail (Amazon) and Information Technology (Coginzant)

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