Decision Sciences and MIS
Oliver Schaer is a assistant professor at LeBow College of Business. His research interests are in the application of predictive analytics for the areas of business operations and marketing. During his Ph.D., Oliver investigated the predictive value of user-generated online content, such as social media shares and search traffic information.
Before starting his academic career, he worked as a web project manager of a global health technology company. He is a member of INFORMS, the International Institute of Forecasting and visiting research fellow of the Centre for Marketing Analytics and Forecasting at Lancaster University.
Areas of Expertise
- Technology and Innovation
- Production Planning and Control
- Applied Econometrics and Time Series Analysis
- Decision Models
- Supply Chain Management
- Predictive Analytics
- Time Series Forecasting
- New Product Forecasting
- Production/Operations Management
- Computer Information Systems/Management Information Systems
Recent Media Mentions
Fildes, Robert, Schaer, Oliver, Svetunkov, Ivan, and Yusupova, Alisa, Survey: Forecasting Software Trends in a Challenging World. ORMS-Today (Forthcoming)
Schaer, Oliver, Kourentzes, Nikolaos, and Fildes, Robert, Predictive competitive intelligence with pre-release online search traffic. Production and Operations Management (Forthcoming)
Fildes, Robert, Schaer, Oliver, Svetunkov, Ivan, and Yusupova, Alisa, Survey: What’s new in forecasting software?. ORMS-Today 47 (Forthcoming) 54-58.
Schaer, Oliver, Kourentzes, Nikolaos, and Fildes, Robert, Demand forecasting with user-generated online information. International Journal of Forecasting 35 (Forthcoming) 197-212.