Andres F. Jola-Sanchez

Assistant Professor
Research Fellow of the Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy


Andres F. Jola-Sanchez is an Assistant Professor of Operations Management at Mays Business School at Texas A&M University.

Andres studies the problem of war and urban crisis in the field of operations management. His research provides insights to help humanitarian, commercial, and public sector organizations to respond to the operational issues arising from armed conflicts. His research topic has roots in his extensive field experience in Colombia, where he worked as a researcher for various organizations, including the National Planning Department and the Ministry of Finance.

His research has appeared in journals such as Management Science, Production and Operations Management, and the Journal of Operations Management.

Research Interests

Humanitarian Operations, Armed conflicts, Disaster Management, Urban Crisis, Healthcare Operations, Public Sector Operations


Title Year Type

Inventory in Times of War

Management Science

2020 Article

How does warfare affect firms’ productivity?

Production and Operations Management

2021 Article

Coordination of Autonomous Healthcare Entities: Emergency Response to Multiple Casualty Incidents

Production and Operations Management

2018 Article

Effect of Armed Conflicts on Humanitarian Operations: Total Factor Productivity and Efficiency of Rural Hospitals

Journal of Operations Management

2016 Article