Chunlin Luo

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We investigate an automobile supply chain where a manufacturer and a retailer serve heterogeneous consumers with electric vehicles (EVs) under a government's price-discount incentive scheme that involves a price discount rate and a subsidy ceiling. We show that the subsidy ceiling is more e¤ective in in ‡uencing the optimal wholesale pricing decision of the(More)
We investigate an automobile supply chain where a manufacturer and a retailer serve a market with a fuel-e¢ cient automobile under a scrappage program by the government. The program awards a subsidy to each consumer who trades in his or her used automobile with a new fuel-e¢ cient automobile, if the manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) for the new(More)
Forest thinning is a silviculture treatment for sustainable forest management. It may promote growth of the remaining individuals by decreasing stand density, reducing competition, and increasing light and nutrient availability to increase carbon sequestration in the forest ecosystem. However, the action also increases carbon loss simultaneously by reducing(More)
This paper develops a model of dynamic pricing when the consumers are heterogeneous in their valuation. In this model, there is a monopolist who sells a finite inventory over a finite time horizon. The seller adjusts prices dynamically in order to maximize the expected profit. Unlike the traditional research which states that the consumer make a purchasing(More)
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