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Ozturk, Cem

O. Cem Ozturk

Assistant Professor
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Cem Öztürk joined Georgia Tech as an Assistant Professor in 2012. His research concentrates on the area of empirical quantitative marketing, with specific interests in marketing channels, competitive product strategies, and retail competition. His papers examine the effects of product distribution, merchandising, and promotion decisions on firm and consumer behavior. From a methodological viewpoint, he studies these effects by developing reduced-form and structural econometric models, spatial econometric models, and optimization models.

Cem's work has appeared/forthcoming in Marketing Science, European Journal of Operational Research, and IIE Transactions. Additionally, his paper titled "Price Reactions to Rivals' Local Channel Exits" is featured in the Capital Ideas Magazine of Chicago Booth. Cem has served as a referee for Management Science and Quantitative Marketing and Economics. He was the winner of the university-level CTL/BP Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award in 2017, and Scheller College's nominee for the Class of 1940 Beard Outstanding Teacher Award in 2016 and 2017. He also received the university-level Class of 1940 Course Survey Teaching Effectiveness Award in 2013, 2014 and 2017; the Full-time MBA Elective Professor of the Year Award in 2014 and 2018; and the Evening MBA Elective Professor of the Year Award in 2015.

Before joining Scheller, Cem received his Ph.D. in Business from Emory University. Prior to his doctoral studies, he received his M.S. in Industrial Engineering from Koç University and his B.S. in Industrial Enginerring from Galatasaray University.