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Pnina Feldman

Assistant Professor
Distinguished Teaching Fellow
Haas Operations and Information Technology Management Group
(510) 642-4731
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Academic Status: On duty
Office Hours: By appointment, F598
Personal Homepage: http://faculty.haas.berkeley.edu/feldman
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PhD, Operations and Information Management, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
MSc, Industrial Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology (Summa Cum Laude)
BSc, Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology (Cum Laude)

Positions Held

At Haas since 2010
2010 – present, Assistant Professor, Haas School of Business

External Service and Assignments


  • Management Science
  • Manufacturing and Service Operations Management
  • Production and Operations Management


  • Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS)
  • Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (MSOM)
  • American Economic Association (AEA)

Current Research and Interests

  • Operations economics
  • Operations management incorporating strategic consumer behavior
  • Pricing strategies and revenue management in services and retail
  • Operations-marketing interface
  • Behavioral operations


Selected Papers and Publications

  • “Is Advance Selling Desirable with Competition?,” with G. Cachon. 2016. Forthcoming in Marketing Science.
  • “Price Commitments with Strategic Consumers: Why it can be Optimal to Discount More Frequently… Than Optimal,” with G. Cachon. 2015. Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, 17(3) 399-410.
  • “Slowdown Services: Potential Failures and Proposed Solutions”, with J. Dong and G. Yom Tov. 2015. Operations Research, 63(2) 305-324.
  • “Pricing Services Subject to Congestion: Sell Subscriptions or Charge a Per-Use Fee?,” with G. Cachon. 2011. Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, 13(2) 244-260.
  • “Model for Cost Estimation in a Finite Capacity Environment,” with A. Shtub. 2006. International Journal of Production Research, 44(2) 305-327.


  • EWMBA 204: Operations Management (Evening and Weekend MBA core)

Honors and Awards

  • Barbara and Gerson Bakar Faculty Fellow (2014-current)
  • Earl F. Cheit Award for outstanding teaching (Weekend MBA)-highest teaching award for instructors at the Haas School of Business (2012-2013, 2015-2016)
  • Manufacturing & Service Operations Management Meritorious Service Award (2011, 2013)
  • Management Science Meritorious Service Award (2013)
  • Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation Grant (2013)
  • Dean’s Doctoral Fellowship, Wharton (2009-2010)
  • Robert R. Nathan Fellowship — awarded annually to a PhD student at Wharton to recognize outstanding work in applied economics (2008-2009)
  • Wharton Risk Center Russell Ackoff Doctoral Student Fellowship (2007-2009)
  • OPIM Scholar Award, Wharton — departmental award to the doctoral student with the most outstanding progress toward the completion of the dissertation (2008)
  • SAP Fellowship for the 3rd Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates in Economics, Lindau, Germany (2008)
  • MITACS Student Grant, INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing Conference, Montreal, Canada (2008)
  • Doctoral Fellowship, Wharton (2005-2008)
  • Teaching Assistantship Excellence Award, Technion — awarded based on students’ evaluations (2003-2004)
  • Miriam and Aaron Gutwirth Fellowship — award for outstanding masters student (2003)
  • Graduate Fellowship, Technion (2002-2004)
  • President’s Award for Distinction, Technion (2002-2004)

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