Joel

GOH, Joel

President's Assistant Professor

ANALYTICS & OPERATIONS

Bio

Joel is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Analytics and Operations. His research interests are in the domains of Healthcare Analytics and Supply Chain Management. In the first domain, he is interested in understanding how mathematical models can be applied to real-world problems in healthcare in order to inform, improve, and enhance me....

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Recognition & Awards

  • Finalist, 2014 Student Paper Competition, POMS College of Supply Chain Management - 2014
  • Finalist, George E. Nicholson Student Paper Competition, INFORMS - 2014
  • Winner, Pierskalla Award, Health Applications Society, INFORMS - 2014

Educational Qualifications

  • Ph.D., Business Administration, Stanford University, Graduate School of Business
  • MSc, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, USA
  • BSc, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, USA

Academic Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Harvard Business School, 2014 - 2017

Selected Publications

Goh, Joel, Bayati M., Zenios S.A., Singh S. and Moore D. (2018), "Data Uncertainty in Markov Chains: Application to Cost-Effectiveness Analyses of Medical Innovations", Operations Research
Mankad S, Han HS, Goh, Joel and Gavirneni S (2016), "Understanding online hotel reviews through automated text analysis", Service Science, 8, 2, 124-138
Goh, Joel and Porteus EL (2016), "Multi-echelon inventory management under short-term Take-or-Pay contracts", Production and Operations Management, 25, 8, 1415-1429
Goh, Joel, Pfeffer J. and Zenios S.A. (2016), "The relationship between workplace stressors and mortality and health costs in the United States", Management Science, 62, 2, 608-628
Goh, Joel, Bjarnadottir MV, Bayati M and Zenios SA (2015), "Active postmarketing drug surveillance for multiple adverse events", Operations Research, 63, 6, 1528-1546

Selected Publications

12

Journals

3

Papers

Journal Articles

Goh, Joel, Bayati M., Zenios S.A., Singh S. and Moore D. (2018), "Data Uncertainty in Markov Chains: Application to Cost-Effectiveness Analyses of Medical Innovations", Operations Research
Mankad S, Han HS, Goh, Joel and Gavirneni S (2016), "Understanding online hotel reviews through automated text analysis", Service Science, 8, 2, 124-138
Goh, Joel and Porteus EL (2016), "Multi-echelon inventory management under short-term Take-or-Pay contracts", Production and Operations Management, 25, 8, 1415-1429
Goh, Joel, Pfeffer J. and Zenios S.A. (2016), "The relationship between workplace stressors and mortality and health costs in the United States", Management Science, 62, 2, 608-628
Goh, Joel, Bjarnadottir MV, Bayati M and Zenios SA (2015), "Active postmarketing drug surveillance for multiple adverse events", Operations Research, 63, 6, 1528-1546
Goh, Joel, Pfeffer J and Zenios SA (2015), "Exposure to harmful workplace practices could account for inequality in life spans across different demographic groups", Health Affairs, 34, 10, 1761-1768
Goh, Joel, Pfeffer J., Zenios S.A. and Rajpal S. (2015), "Workplace Stressors & Health Outcomes: Health Policy for the workplace", Behaviroal Science & Policy, 1, 1, 43-52
Goh, Joel and Hall N.G. (2013), "Total Cost Control in Project Management via Satisfying", Management Science, 59, 6, 1354-1372
Goh, Joel, SIM SOON SUAN, MELVYN, ZHANG WEINA and Kian-Guan Lim (2012), "Portfolio Value-at-Risk Optimization For Asymmetric Distributed Asset Returns", European Journal of Operational Research, Volume 221, Issue 2, 397-406
Goh, Joel and Melvyn Sim (2011), "Robust optimization made easy with ROME", Operations Research, 59 (4), 973-985
Goh, Joel and Melvyn Sim (2010), "Distributionally robust optimization and its tractable approximations", Operations Research, 58 (4-part-1), 902-917
Goh, Joel, Ilya Fushman, Dirk Englund and Jelena Vuckovic (2007), "Genetic optimization of photonic bandgap structures", Optics Express, 15 (13), 8218-8230

Working Papers

Goh, Joel, Mohsen Bayati, Stefanos A. Zenios, Sundeep Singh and David Moore "Data uncertainty in Markov Chains: Application to cost-effectiveness analyses of medical innovations"
Hamsa Bastani, Goh, Joel and Mohsen Bayati "Evidence of strategic behavior in Medicare claims reporting"
Kris J Ferreira and Goh, Joel "Choosing an assortment rotation strategy to boost sales"

Research / Teaching Areas

Medical Decision-making

Healthcare Operations

Health Policy

Supply Chain Management

Robust Optimization

Societal Impact

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Study: Stressful Jobs Make Life Shorter, The Atlantic

Media (TV, newspapers, magazines)

October 29th, 2015

Your job is literally 'killing' you, Washington Post

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October 28th, 2015

Stress at work is just as bad as secondhand smoke, CNN.com

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September 4th, 2015

Study says work stress is as bad as secondhand smoke, Boston.com

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August 27th, 2015

How Stressful Work Environments Hurt Workers’ Health, New York Times

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August 25th, 2015

The alarming, long-term consequences of workplace stress, The Atlantic

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February 12th, 2015

Membership & Professional Activities

  • Member, INFORMS Professional Society
  • Co-Chair, 2015 Pierskalla Award Committee
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