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Managerial Analytics Certificate Faculty

Teaching Faculty
Carola Frydman

Anthony DeFusco

Donald P. Jacob Scholar
Assistant Professor of Finance
Instructor for KELLG_ FE 310-0, Principles of Finance (MA Section) 

Anthony DeFusco joined the Kellogg School of Management in 2015 after receiving his Ph.D. in Applied Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.  He also holds a B.A. in Economics and Mathematics from Temple University.  He is an applied microeconomist with research interests in real estate and urban economics, household finance, and public finance. His recent work focuses on the residential mortgage market, with a particular emphasis on understanding the drivers of household demand for mortgage debt including collateral constraints and interest rates.


Elena Prager

Donald P. Jacobs Scholar
Assistant Professor of Strategy
Instructor for KELLG_ MA 326-0, Topics in Managerial Analytics: Analytics for Strategy 

Elena Prager is an applied microeconomist with research interests at the intersection of industrial organization and health economics. Her work uses empirical analyses of large, detailed datasets to answer policy-relevant questions about strategic behavior among health insurers and health care providers. In recent research, she has examined provider network formation and hospital-insurer price negotiations under tiered provider networks.


Yuval Salant

Associate Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences
Instructor for KELLG_ MA 328-0, Competitive Strategy and Industrial Structure

Professor Salant joined the faculty at the Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences Department at the Kellogg School of Management in 2008, after completing his PhD in Economic Analysis and Policy at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. His research interests include foundations of behavioral economics, bounded rationality, and decision theory.

Academic Director
Martin Lariviere

Martin Lariviere 

John L. and Helen Kellogg Professor of Operations 
Chair of Operations Department
Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences, Kellogg School of Management

Instructor for KELLG_ MA 324-0, Operations & Supply Chain Strategy  

Professor Martin A. Lariviere joined the faculty at the Kellogg School of Management in 2000. Professor Lariviere’s research has focused on applying economic analysis to operations management problems. Much of his work has focused on supply chain contracting, examining how contract terms can improve supply chain performance. He has also studied how the behavior of self-interested customers impacts service operations. He received his PhD from Stanford University. Prior to joining Kellogg, he was an Associate Professor at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.

Certificate Program for Undergraduates
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