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Jiří Chod

Professor and Chairperson

Michael A. Gooch Family Faculty Fellow


Business Analytics


Professor Jiří Chod’s research interests span operations management, industrial organization, and corporate finance. Most recently, he has been working on applications of blockchain technology and smart contracts in finance, corporate governance, and supply chain management. 

His research has been published in top management journals, Journal of Financial Economics, Management Science, and Operations Research.

Prof. Chod currently serves as an Associate Editor for Management Science. In the past, he also served as an Associate Editor for Manufacturing & Service Operations Management and as a Senior Editor for Production and Operations Management. 

At Boston College, he has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in operations management, economics, management science, and data analytics.

Prof. Chod grew up in Prague, Czech Republic, and obtained his PhD from the University of Rochester.


  • Associate Editor, Management Science, 2019–Present
  • Senior Editor, Production and Operations Management, 2010–2020
  • Associate Editor, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 2012–2015