University of Southern California

Yehuda Bassok
Chair of the Department of Data Sciences and Operations & Professor of Data Sciences and Operations

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0808

PhD, Carnegie Mellon University; BA, BS, The Hebrew University


Yehuda Bassok's research interests include supply chain management, design and analysis of purchasing contracts, management of centralized and decentralized inventory systems, and bargaining within supply chains. His research has been published in many top journals, including Management Science and Operations Research. Prior to joining USC, he was on the faculty of Northwestern University and a visiting professor at the University of Washington. Professor Bassok served as chief system analyst of SES, a company that specialized in developing real time data collection and scheduling systems. Professor Bassok has received several teaching awards, including Marshall's Golden Apple Award in 2003.


Analysis of Supply Contracts with Commitments and Flexibility 2006
Late Customization; When and How Much? 2005
Bargaining and Alliances in Supply Chains 2004
A Simple Linear Heuristic For the Service Constrained Random Yield Problem 2002
Coordination and Flexibility in Supply Contracts with Options 2002
Optimizing Delivery Lead Time/Inventory Placement in a Two Stage Production/Distribution System 2002
Study of Decentralized Distribution Systems: Part I-A General Framework 2001
Multi-Product Inventory Models with Demands Substitution 1999
A Multi Product Production System with Random Yield and Substitution 1999
Centralization of Stocks: Retailer vs. Manufacturer 1999
Approximations for Multi Products Contracts with Stochastic Demand and Business Volume Discounts: Single Supplier Case 1998
Supply Contracts with Quantity Commitments and Stochastic Demand 1998
Supply Contracts and Production Flexibility 1997
Production Quotas as Limits on Interplant JIT Contracts 1997
Analysis of Supply Contracts with Total Minimum Commitnest and Flexibility 1997
Direct Shipping and Dynamic Single-Depot/ Multi-Retailer Inventory System 1996
Dynamic Allocations for Multi-Product Distribution 1995
Supply Chain Management with Minimum Purchasing Commitment 1995
Ordering and Production Decisions with Supply Quality and Demand Uncertainty 1991
Joint Inventory and Production Decisions with Supply Quality and Demand Uncertainties 1988
Real Time Part Dispatch in Flexible Assembly, Test and Manufacturing Systems 1988
A Bargaining Framework in Supply Chains (The Assembly Problem).
Assortment Planning and Inventory Decisions Under retail Competition
Contracting under Risk preference
Externality Effects and Strategic Inventories in Procurement Contracts for Multiple Markets
Strategic Inventories in Procurement Contracts
Variety and Substitution