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Charles Ingene

Siegfried Centennial Professor of Marketing & Supply Chain Management

Charles

Department: Marketing & Supply Chain Management
Area of Expertise: Distribution Channels, Supply Chain Management, Franchising, Pricing, Retailing, Competition, Economics of Externalities, Economics of Migration
Office: Adams Hall, Room 3
Phone: (405) 325-3097
E-mail: caingene@ou.edu
Address: Price College of Business Adams Hall, Room 1
307 West Brooks, OK Norman
United States

Previously a chaired professor at U Washington, Chinese U Hong Kong, Hong Kong Polytechnic U, U Mississippi; and on sabbaticals at Syracuse U and U Virginia. Founded the Center for Retail, Transportation and Distribution Management at U Washington and recently directed Asian Centre for Brand Management at Hong Kong Polytechnic U.

Research assesses pricing contracts in distribution; location issues in retailing; and the economics of externalities, migration, and international trade. Has used large-scale databases to examine retail productivity, competitive strategy, and determinants of medical expenditures.

Degrees:

  • A.B., Washington University in St. Louis
  • A.M., Brown University
  • Ph.D., Brown University

Accomplishments/Awards:

  • Distinguished Alumnus (Arts and Sciences), Washington U in St. Louis 1999
  • Seafirst Faculty Excellence Award, University of Washington 1986
  • Burlington Northern Distinguished Scholar, University of Washington 1985

  • MBA Professor of the Year, University of Mississippi, 2004 – 2005 & 2001 – 2002
  • Nordstrom Teaching Award, University of Washington, 1983 & 1985
  • Outstanding Reviewer, Journal of Retailing, 2005, 2009, 2011
  • Outstanding Reviewer, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, 2009 & 1997 – 2000
  • Meritorious Service Award, Journal of Retailing, 2009

Publications:

“Retail Evolution: Historical Facts, Theoretical Logic, and Critical Thinking” Journal of Historical Research in Marketing, 6 (#2) 2014, 279 – 299

“Game-Theoretic Coordination Mechanisms in Distribution Channels: Integration and Extensions for Models without Competition” with S. Taboubi and G. Zaccour Journal of Retailing, 88 (December) 2012, 476 – 496

“Modeling Marketing Reality and the Realities of Marketing Modeling” with A. Coughlan, S. C. Choi, W. Chu, et al. Marketing Letters, 21 (September) 2010, 317 – 333

“From Before the Beginning … to After the Ending: Reflections on the Past, Present and Future of the Journal of Retailing” Journal of Retailing, 85 (December) 2009, 510 – 518

“Bilateral Monopoly, Identical Distributors, and Game-Theoretic Analyses of Distribution Channels” with M. Parry, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, 35 (December) 2007, 586 – 602

“The Evolution of Giant Retailers: An American Perspective” with H. T. Keh, Peking University Business Review, 18 (January) 2006, 52 – 57
(“零售大鳄的前世今生”in 北大商业评论 18 (1) 2006, 52 – 57)

“Supply-Chain Management and the Evolution of the ‘Big Middle’” with J. Brown, R. Dant and P. Kaufmann, Journal of Retailing, 81 (#2) 2005, 97 – 105

“The Pricing of Delivery Services” with A. Basu and T. Mazumdar, Journal of Regional Science, 44 (November) 2004, 743—772

“The Impact of Export Share Requirements under Production Uncertainty” with E. Yu and C-C Chao, International Review of Economics and Finance 13 (#2) 2004, 201 – 215

“The State of the Art in Modeling Migration in LDCs: A Comment” Journal of Regional Science 41 (August) 2001, 529 – 543

“Is Channel Coordination All It Is Cracked Up to Be?” with M. Parry, Journal of Retailing 76 (Winter) 2000, 511 – 548

“Manufacturer-Optimal Wholesale Pricing When Retailers Compete” with M. Parry, Marketing Letters 9 (February) 1998, 65 – 77

“Passing the Torch” Journal of Retailing 72 (Winter) 1996, 331 – 332

“Urban Unemployment, Variable Returns to Scale and Terms of Trade” with H. Beladi, Managerial and Decision Economics 17 (May-June) 1996, 241 – 251

“Channel Coordination when Retailers Compete” with M. Parry, Marketing Science 14 (Fall) 1995, 360 – 377

“A Note on Multi-Regional Marketing” with M. Parry, Management Science 41 (July) 1995, 1194 – 1201

“Coordination and Manufacturer Profit Maximization: The Multiple Retailer Channel” with M. Parry, Journal of Retailing 71 (Summer) 1995, 129 – 151 & Honorable Mention, Best Paper Award 1997

“A General Equilibrium Analysis of Rural-Urban Migration and Uncertainty” with H. Beladi, Journal of Regional Science 34 (February) 1994, 91 – 103

“An Inventory Model of Immediate and Delayed Delivery” with K. Moinzadeh, Management Science 39 (May) 1993, 536 – 548

“Variable Labor Supply in a General Equilibrium Model of Production Under Uncertainty” with E. Yu International Review of Economics and Finance 2 (# 3) 1993, 213 – 232

“Editorial Philosophy” Journal of Retailing 69 (Winter) 1992, 346 – 350

“Variable Returns to Scale, Urban Unemployment and Welfare: A Reply” with H. Beladi, Southern Economic Journal 59 (April) 1992, 1110 – 1113

“Variable Returns to Scale and Regional Resource Allocation Under Uncertainty” with E. Yu, Journal of Regional Science 31 (November) 1991, 455 – 468

“Urban Unemployment, Uncertainty and Economic Expansion for a Small Economy” with H. Beladi, Southern Economic Journal 58 (October) 1991, 475 – 490

“Urban-Rural Migration: Effects of a Change in Agricultural Uncertainty Upon Resource Allocation” Papers in Regional Science 70 (January) 1991, 81 – 95

“Consumer and Producer Behaviors in a Multipurpose Shopping Environment” with A. Ghosh, Geographical Analysis 22 (January) 1990, 70 – 93

“Urban-Rural Migration: Uncertainty and the Effect of a Change in the Minimum Wage” with E. Yu, Papers, Regional Science Association 67 1989, 135 – 145 (Re-titled as Papers in Regional Science in 1991)

“Optimal Intervention Policies for a Region Facing Pollution Induced Uncertainty” with E. Yu, Annals of Regional Science 23 (April) 1989, 3 – 18 & Abstracted in Risk Abstracts 1990

“The Structure of Gasoline Retailing” with J. Brown, Journal of Retailing 63 (Winter) 1987, 365 – 392

“Macromarketing Conference Abstracts” Journal of Macromarketing 7 (Fall) 1987, 74 – 80

“Regional Resource Allocation Under Wage Uncertainty” with E. Yu, Papers, Regional Science Association 59, 1986, 121 – 133 (Re-titled as Papers in Regional Science in 1991)

“Resource Allocation in a General Equilibrium Model of Production Under Uncertainty: the Case of a Variable Supply of Labor” with E. Yu, Journal of Economic Theory 40 (December) 1986, 329 – 337

“The Effects of 'Blue Laws' on Consumer Expenditures at Retail” Journal of Macromarketing 6 (Fall) 1986, 53 – 71

“Product Pricing Under Risk” with J. Stowe, Quarterly Journal of Business and Economics 25 (Spring) 1986, 51 – 70

“Resource Allocation with Factor Price Differentials Under Price Uncertainty” with E. Yu, Southern Economic Journal 52 (October) 1985, 460 – 470

“Labor Productivity in Retailing: What Do We Know and How Do We Know It?” Journal of Marketing 49 (Fall) 1985, 99 – 106

“Using Residual Income Analysis (RIA) to Make Merchandising Decisions” with M. Levy, Retail Control 53 (January) 1985, 27 – 41

“Further Reflections on Cash Discounts” with M. Levy, Journal of Marketing 49 (Winter) 1985, 147 – 148

“Risk Management by Consumers” with M. Hughes, Research in Consumer Behavior 1, 1985, 103 – 158

“Temporal Influences Upon Spatial Shopping Behavior of Consumers” Papers, Regional Science Association 54, 1984, 71 – 87 (Re-titled as Papers in Regional Science in 1991)

“Scale Economies in American Retailing: A Cross-Industry Comparison” Journal of Macromarketing 4 (Fall) 1984, 49 – 63

“Productivity and Functional Shifting in Spatial Retailing: Private and Social Perspectives” Journal of Retailing 60 (Fall) 1984, 15 – 36

“Structural Determinants of Market Potential” Journal of Retailing 60 (Spring) 1984, 37 – 64 & Honorable Mention, Best Paper Award 1985

“Microeconomic Influences on Operating Leverage” with J. Stowe, Journal of Economics and Business 36 (May) 1984, 233 – 241

“Residual Income Analysis: A Method of Inventory Investment Allocation and Evaluation” with M. Levy, Journal of Marketing, 48 (Summer) 1984, 93 – 104 & reprinted in Marketing Expansione (Italian translation) 1985

“Consumer Attitudes Towards the American Retail System” Papers, Regional Science Association 53, 1983, 175 – 188 (Re-titled as Papers in Regional Science in 1991)

“Intertype Competition: Restaurants versus Grocery Stores,” Journal of Retailing, 59 (Fall) 1983, 49 – 75

“Consumer Expenditures and Consumer Satisfaction with the Spatial Marketing System” Journal of Macromarketing 3 (Fall) 1983, 41 – 54

“Credit Cards – Reply” with M. Levy, Harvard Business Review 61 (Sept-Oct) 1983, 206

“Retailers: Head Off Credit Cards with Cash Discounts?” with M. Levy, Harvard Business Review 61 (May-June) 1983, 18 – 22

“The Backward Incidence of Pollution Control in a Rigid Wage Economy” with E. Yu, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 9 (December) 1982, 304 – 310

“Labor Productivity in Retailing” Journal of Marketing 46 (Fall) 1982, 75 – 90

“Environmental Determinants of Total and Per Capita Retail Sales in SMSAs” with Eden Yu, Regional Science Perspectives 12 (No. 2) 1982, 52 – 61

“A Theory of Interregional Wage Differential with Inter-industry Flows Under Uncertainty” with E. Yu, Journal of Regional Science 22 (August) 1982, 343 – 352

“Cash Discounts to Retail Customers: An Alternative to Credit Card Sales” with M. Levy, Journal of Marketing 46 (Spring) 1982, 92 – 103

“Determinants of Retail Sales in SMSAs” with E. Yu, Regional Science and Urban Economics 11 (November) 1981, 529 – 547

“Wage Distortion and Resource Allocation Under Uncertainty” with E. Yu, Southern Economic Journal 47 (October) 1981, 283 – 295

“A Model of Retail Structure” with R. Lusch, Research in Marketing 5, 1981, 101 – 164

“The Declining Rate of Return in U.S. Retailing” with R. Lusch, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Materials Management 11 (# 1) 1981, 25 – 39 (Re-titled as International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management in 1990)


“Uncertain Externalities, Liability Rules, and Resource Allocation: Reply” with P. Greenwood, American Economic Review 70 (December) 1980, 1060 – 1063

“Market Selection Decisions for Department Stores” with R. Lusch, Journal of Retailing 56 (Fall) 1980, 21 – 40

“An Economic Analysis of Solar Energy Alternatives” with D. Huettner, B. Taylor, and J. Horrell, Polymer Science and Technology 4, 1980, 2084 – 2015

“The Effect of Municipal Services and Local Taxes on Housing Values” with D. Kohlhepp, American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association Journal 7 (Fall) 1979, 318 – 343 (Re-titled as Real Estate Economics in 1995)

“Estimation of a Department Store Production Function,” with R. Lusch, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Materials Management 9 (# 6) 1979, 272 – 284 (Re-titled as International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management in 1990)

“Uncertain Externalities, Liability Rules, and Resource Allocation” with P. Greenwood, American Economic Review 68 (June) 1978, 300 – 310

“The Profit Equivalence of Mill and Uniform Pricing Policies” with M. Beckmann, Regional Science and Urban Economics 6 (September) 1976, 327 – 329 & Re-printed as the first paper in The Economics of Location II, M. Greenhut and G. Norman (editors) 1995, Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, Gloucester, England and Williston, VT

“Externalities, Liability, Separability, and Resource Allocation: Comment” with P. Greenwood and J. Horsfield, American Economic Review 65 (September) 1975, 728 – 729