Monir Jalili

  • Assistant Professor, Management
  • Ph.D. University of Oregon

Teaching Interests

Operations Management, Service Operations, Supply Chain Management, Business Analytics, Managerial Statistics, Pricing

Research Interests

Operations and Marketing Interface, Mathematical Modelling of Consumer Behavior, Pricing, Retail Operations, Sustainability in OM and SCM, Fashion Operations

Professional Links

Professional Memberships

  • Decision Sciences Institute
  • Production and Operations Management Society
  • The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
  • Union of Concerned Researchers in Fashion
  • Awards and Honors

  • 2016, Roger and Robin Best Award, University of Oregon
  • 2016, Best Student Paper Award, Decision Sciences Institute (DSI)
  • 2015, Participant at POMS Doctoral Colloquium, POMS
  • 2015, Roger and Robin Best Award, University of Oregon
  • 2014, Roger and Robin Best Award, University of Oregon
  • 2013, Summer Research Support, Manufacturing 21, PI: Nagesh N. Murthy
  • 2012, Summer Research Support, Manufacturing 21, PI: Nagesh N. Murthy
  • Publications

    Journal Articles


  • Jalili, M., Pangburn, M. S. (2020). Understanding the Value of Delayed Discounts in Retail Rewards Programs. Decision Sciences, (52) 4 952-985. (Link)
  • Jalili, M., Pangburn, M. S. (2020). Pricing Joint Sales and Rentals: When are Purchase-Conversion Discounts Optimal?. Production and Operations Management, (29) 12 2679-2695. (Link)

    Conference Proceedings


  • Aydinliyim, T.Jalili, M. (2019). Omnichannel Collaboration , (Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (MSOM), National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore)
  • Jalili, M.Pangburn, M. (2016). Better Late than Now: Delayed vs. Instantaneous Retail Price Discounts , (Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (MSOM), University of Auckland, New Zealand)
  • Jalili, M.Aydinliyim, T.Murthy, N. (2014). Key Factors for Green Product Line Design: Opposing Consumer Perceptions, Cost Implications, Price and Quality Optimization , (Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (MSOM), Washington, WA)

  • Presentations

  • Yazdani, A., Cil, E. B., Jalili, M., Pangburn, M. S. (2021). “Design Of Returnless Refunds In Online Retailing” Presented at the INFORMS INFORMS Annual Meeting Online
  • Aydinliyim, T., Jalili, M. (2021). “Omni-Channel Partnerships to Manage Consumer Returns” Presented at the INFORMS INFORMS Annual Meeting Online
  • Jalili, M., Pangburn, M. S., Yazdani, A. (2021). “Selling Fewer Better Things: Serving Variety With Slow Fashion” Presented at the INFORMS INFORMS Annual Meeting Online
  • Jalili, M. (2021). “Selling Fewer Better Things: Serving Variety With Slow Fashion” Presented at the Bentley Research Council Eighth Annual Research Showcase Poster Session ADAMIAN ACADEMIC CENTER (DANDES ROOM & MBA STUDIOS)
  • Aydinliyim, T., Jalili, M. (2021). “Omni-Channel Partnerships to Manage Consumer Returns” Presented at the Production and Operations Management Society POMS 31th Annual Conference Online
  • Jalili, M., Cil, E., Pangburn, M. (2020). “Optimal Seller-Induced Learning: Joint or Decoupled Product Trials” Presented at the DSI Annual Conference of the Decision Sciences Institute Virtual
  • Jalili, M. (2020). “Modeling the Quality and Quantity Trade-off” Presented at the Bentley University MG Dept Research Committee (Brown Bag) Virtual
  • Jalili, M., Aydinliyim, T., Murthy, N. (2019). “Key Factors for Green Product Line Design” Presented at the DSI Annual Conference of the Decision Sciences Institute New Orleans, LA
  • Jalili, M., Cil, E., Pangburn, M. (2019). “Optimal Seller-Induced Learning: Joint or Decoupled Product Trials” Presented at theINFORMS Annual Meeting Seattle, WA
  • Jalili, M., Slotnick, S. (2019). “Who Wants Green Jeans? A Dynamic Model of Publicity and Reputation” Presented at theINFORMS Annual Meeting Seattle, WA
  • Aydinliyim, T., Jalili, M. (2019). “Collaborating Online and Brick & Mortar Retailers: Returns and Induced Store Traffic Implications” Presented at the MSO&M Manufacturing and Service Operations Management 2019 NUS, Singapore
  • Jalili, M., Cil, E., Pangburn, M. (2019). “Optimal Seller-Induced Learning: Joint or Decoupled Product Trials” Presented at thePOMS 30th Annual Conference Washington D.C
  • Jalili, M., Aydinliyim, T., Murthy, N. (2019). “Key Factors for Green Product Line Design” Presented at thePOMS 30th Annual Conference Washington D.C
  • Jalili, M., Pangburn, M. (2018). “Rental Prices and Purchase Conversions Under Valuation Uncertainty” Presented at thePOMS 29th Annual Conference Houston, TX
  • Service

    Department Service


  • Committee Chair for Social Committee 2020 - Present
  • Committee Member for DEI Ad Hoc Committee 2020 - 2021
  • Committee Member for OB Search Committee 2021 - 2021
  • University Service


  • Student Organization Advisor for Student Club (Bentley Blockchain Association) 2021 - Present
  • Committee Member for Racial Justice Task Force 2020 - 2021
  • Mentor (Faculty) for Valente Center for Arts & Science 2019 - 2020
  • Special Institutional Assignment for Center for International Students and Scholars Student Center 2020 - 2020
  • Professional Service


  • Reviewer, Journal Article for Decision Sciences 2020 - 2021
  • Conference/Workshop Session Chair for POMS 31th Annual Conference 2021 - 2021
  • Conference/Workshop Track Chair for NEDSI 2020 (Northeast Decision Sciences Institute) 2020 - 2020
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for OMEGA, The International Journal of Management Science 2018 - 2019
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for POM, Production and Operations Management 2018 - 2018
  • Conference/Workshop Session Chair for POMS 29th Annual Conference 2018 - 2018
  • Conference/Workshop Session Chair for DSI Annual Conference 2016 - 2016
  • Conference/Workshop Session Chair for INFORMS Annual Conference 2016 - 2016
  • Conference/Workshop Session Chair for POMS 26th Annual Conference 2015 - 2015
  • Program Assistant for POM conference 2012 - 2014