Prof. Wade D. Cook

Prof. Wade D. Cook

Schulich School of Business

York University, Canada

Professor for Management Science



1972 Ph.D., Operations Research, Dalhousie University, Canada

1969 M.Sc., Mathematics and Operations Research, Queen's University, Canada

1968 B.Sc., Mathematics, Mount Allison University, Canada

Publications (Selected)

  1. W. D. Cook, L. Liang, J. Zhu (2010) Measuring performance of two-stage network structures by DEA: a review and future perspective, Omega, Volume 38, Issue 6, Pages 423–430.
  2. W. D. Cook, L. M. Seiford (2009) Data envelopment analysis (DEA)–Thirty years on, European Journal of Operational Research, Volume 192, Issue 1, Pages 1–17.
  3. Y. Chen, W. D. Cook, N Li, J. Zhu (2009) Additive efficiency decomposition in two-stage DEA, European Journal of Operational Research, Volume 196, Issue 3, Pages 1170–1176.
  4. L. Liang, F. Yang, W. D. Cook, J. Zhu (2006) DEA models for supply chain efficiency evaluation, Annals of Operations Research, Volume 145, Issue 1, pp 35–49.
  5. W. D. Cook, M. Hababou, H. J. H. Tuenter (2000) Multicomponent efficiency measurement and shared inputs in data envelopment analysis: an application to sales and service performance in bank branches, Journal of productivity Analysis, Volume 14, Issue 3, pp 209–224.
  6. R. H. Green, J. R. Doyle, W. D. Cook (1996) Preference voting and project ranking using DEA and cross-evaluation, European Journal of Operational, Volume 90, Issue 3, Pages 461-472.
  7. Y. Roll, W. D. Cook, B. Golany (1991) Controlling factor weights in data envelopment analysis, IIE transactions, Volume 23, Issue 1, Pages 2-9.
  8. W. D. Cook, M. Kress (1990) A data envelopment model for aggregating preference rankings, Management Science, Volume 36, Issue 11, pages 1302-1310.
  9. W. D. Cook, L. M. Seiford (1978) Priority ranking and consensus formation, Management Science, Volume 24, Issue 16, Pages 1721 – 1732.

Profile Details

Wade D. Cook is the Gordon Charlton Shaw Professor of Management Science in the Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto, Canada, where he serves as Head of the Operations Management and Information Systems Area, and as Associate Dean of Research. He was recently awarded the title of University Professor. Professor Cook holds a doctorate in Mathematics and Operations Research. He has published several books, book chapters, and upwards of 150 articles in a wide range of academic and professional journals, including Management Science, Operations Research, JORS, EJOR, IIE Transactions, etc. His areas of specialty include Data Envelopment Analysis, and Multi Criteria Decision Modeling. He is a former Editor of the Journal of Productivity Analysis, and of INFOR, and is currently an Associate Editor of Operations Research, and serves on the Editorial Board of the European Journal of Operational Research. Professor Cook has consulted widely with various companies and government agencies.