The Future of Pricing: How Airline Ticket Pricing Has Inspired a Revolution

The Future of Pricing: How Airline Ticket Pricing Has Inspired a Revolution

by E. Boyd

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349369591
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 11/07/2007
Edition description: 1st ed. 2007
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

E.ANDREW BOYD has served as Chief Scientist and Senior Vice President of Science and Research at PROS (Pricing and Revenue Optimization Solutions) since 1999. He joined PROS in 1997 as Vice President following almost ten years as a university professor. Together with his international team of advanced degree recipients in Economics, Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, and Statistics, he has worked with senior executives at numerous leading companies on their pricing problems. Andy is founding president of the INFORMS Section on Revenue Management and Pricing. He has over 25 scholarly publications to his credit along with many popular articles on technical topics. His research has been funded with grants from agencies including the National Science Foundation and the Federal Aviation Administration. He received his A.B. with Honors from Oberlin College with majors in Mathematics and Economics in 1981, and his Ph.D. in Operations Research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1987.

Table of Contents

A Revolution in the Making Method or Madness? The Computer Did It How It All Works When Passengers Collide Hold Me, Darlin' Upon Arrival: Hotels, Rental Cars, Cruise Ships, and More The Just Price The Scientists The State of Pricing Pricing's Many Faces The Coming Revolution

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