Bernardo (Bernie) Quiroga

Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management (tenured), and Coordinator of the Global Supply Chain Program, John Chambers College of Business and Economics at West Virginia University (WVU).

Associate Editor, Journal of Operations Management (JOM) and Decision Sciences (DSJ)

Research interests: Public sector operations and decision making, Procurement/Auctions, Healthcare operations, Behavioral mechanism design and decision making, Inventory management, Quantitative research methodology.

Teaching experience: Statistics, Econometrics, Optimization, Data Analytics, Microeconomics, Supply Chain Analytics, Applied Math for Economics and Management (= Calculus III), and Operations Management. I have 20 years of experience teaching at the university level (starting as a TA and recitation leader in August 2002).

My Erdős number is (at most) 4.

(Downloadable CV in PDF format)

Peer-reviewed publications (Journal articles ~ all Web of Science Core Collection (JCR SSCI or SCIE) indexed):

  1. "Nonlinear Time Series Forecasts for Decision Support: Short-term demand for ICU beds in Santiago, Chile during the 2021 COVID-19 pandemic." B.F. Quiroga, C. Vásquez, M.I. Vicuña. International Transactions in Operational Research, early view, October 2022.

  2. Exploring Conflict of Interest in University Accreditation in Chile.” A. Barroilhet, R. Ortiz, B.F. Quiroga, M. Silva. Higher Education Policy, 35 (2): 479-497, June 2022.

  3. Nonparametric Identification and Estimation of Score Auctions in Multi-attribute Procurement.” B.F. Quiroga, F. Aldunate. Operations Research Letters, 49 (5): 748-751, September 2021.

  4. Forecasting the 2020 COVID-19 epidemic: A multivariate Quasi-Poisson regression to model the evolution of new cases in Chile.” M.I. Vicuña, C. Vásquez, B.F. Quiroga. Frontiers in Public Health, 9: 610479, April 2021.

  5. The Role of Transparency in Procurement: Revealed vs. Concealed Scoring Rules in Sealed-bid A+B Auctions.” B.F. Quiroga, B.B. Moritz, V.D.R. Guide Jr. Journal of Operations Management, 67 (1): 71-81, January 2021.

  6. Behavioral Ordering, Competition and Profits: An Experimental Investigation.” B.F. Quiroga, B. Moritz, A. Ovchinnikov. Production and Operations Management, 28 (9): 2242-2258, September 2019.

  7. On doing relevant and rigorous experiments: Review and recommendations.” S. Lonati, B.F. Quiroga, C. Zehnder, J. Antonakis. Journal of Operations Management, 64 (1): 19-40, November 2018.

  8. How to Compete Against a Behavioral Newsvendor.” A. Ovchinnikov, B.B. Moritz, B.F. Quiroga. Production and Operations Management, 24 (11): 1783-1793, November 2015.

  9. Family ownership and firm performance: Evidence from public companies in Chile.” J.I. Martínez, B.S. Stöhr, B.F. Quiroga. Family Business Review, 20 (2): 83-94, June 2007.


  • The Pennsylvania State University at University Park: Laboratory for Economics, Management and Auctions, and Department of Supply Chain and Information Systems, The Mary Jean and Frank P. Smeal College of Business Administration.

    • Ph.D. in Business Administration, concentration in Supply Chain and Information Systems (2015)

    • Master of Science in Business Administration, concentration in Supply Chain and Information Systems (2012)

  • The Pennsylvania State University at University Park: Department of Economics, College of the Liberal Arts.

    • Master of Arts in Economics (2010)

  • Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile: Economics Institute, Faculty of Economics and Management Sciences.

    • Magister (Master's) in Economics, concentration in Public Policy (2005)

    • Specialist in Applied Macroeconomics, Inter-American Program in Applied Macro (PIMA) (2005)

    • Commercial Engineer, concentration in Economics (2005)

    • Licentiate (Bachelor of Science) in Economics and Management Sciences (2004)