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Biased selection of the inventory reorder point when demand parameters are statistically estimated


  • Silver, Edward A.
  • Rahnama, Mina Rasty


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  • Silver, Edward A. & Rahnama, Mina Rasty, 1987. "Biased selection of the inventory reorder point when demand parameters are statistically estimated," Engineering Costs and Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 12(1-4), pages 283-292, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecpeco:v:12:y:1987:i:1-4:p:283-292

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    1. Michael Rothschild, 1971. "On the Cost of Adjustment," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 85(4), pages 605-622.
    2. Luhmer, Alfred, 1986. "A continuous time, deterministic, nonstationary model of economic ordering," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 24(1), pages 123-135, January.
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    1. Strijbosch, L. W. G. & Moors, J. J. A., 2005. "The impact of unknown demand parameters on (R,S)-inventory control performance," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 162(3), pages 805-815, May.
    2. Prak, Dennis & Teunter, Ruud & Syntetos, Aris, 2017. "On the calculation of safety stocks when demand is forecasted," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 256(2), pages 454-461.
    3. repec:pal:jorsoc:v:51:y:2000:i:10:d:10.1057_palgrave.jors.2601013 is not listed on IDEAS
    4. Janssen, Elleke & Strijbosch, Leo & Brekelmans, Ruud, 2009. "Assessing the effects of using demand parameters estimates in inventory control and improving the performance using a correction function," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 118(1), pages 34-42, March.
    5. L W G Strijbosch & R M J Heuts & E H M van der Schoot, 2000. "A combined forecast—inventory control procedure for spare parts," Journal of the Operational Research Society, Palgrave Macmillan;The OR Society, vol. 51(10), pages 1184-1192, October.
    6. Halkos, George & Kevork, Ilias, 2012. "Unbiased estimation of maximum expected profits in the Newsvendor Model: a case study analysis," MPRA Paper 40724, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    7. Alexandre X. Carvalho & Martin L. Puterman, 2015. "Dynamic Optimization and Learning: How Should a Manager Set Prices When the Demand Function is Unknown?," Discussion Papers 0158, Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada - IPEA.
    8. Janssen, E. & Strijbosch, L.W.G. & Brekelmans, R.C.M., 2006. "Assessing the Effects of using Demand Parameters Estimates in Inventory Control," Discussion Paper 2006-90, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research.
    9. Strijbosch, L.W.G. & Moors, J.J.A., 1998. "Inventory Control : The Impact of Unknown Demand Distribution," Research Memorandum 770, Tilburg University, School of Economics and Management.
    10. Janssen, E. & Strijbosch, L.W.G. & Brekelmans, R.C.M., 2007. "How to Determine the Order-up-to Level When Demand is Gamma Distributed with Unknown Parameters," Discussion Paper 2007-71, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research.

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