Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences

  • Sandeep Baliga
    Sandeep Baliga
    Professor of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences Sandeep Baliga Photo © Nathan Mandell

The Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences Department (MEDS) is a combination of the Managerial Economics, Decision Sciences and Operations Management Programs.

The faculty of the Kellogg School's MEDS department are world-renowned for their teaching concentrates on probability, work in game theory, decision theory, statistics and microeconomics. more...

Kellogg Insight presents articles on Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences

How to Win at Risk
A Q&A with Russell Walker about risk management
Based on the research of Russell Walker
A Q&A with Russell Walker about risk management: In a new book, Russell Walker argues that risk management can bring companies a competitive advantage.

The Games Companies and Activists Play
When is corporate activism most effective?
Based on the research of Jose Miguel Abito , David A. Besanko And Daniel Diermeier
When is corporate activism most effective?: A new study suggests that seemingly counterproductive levels of socially responsible activity are in fact predicted by companies acting rationally—at least once social activism is taken into account.

Does Immigration Increase Crime?
Nationwide statistics suggest no impact on violent crime
Based on the research of Jörg L. Spenkuch
Nationwide statistics suggest no impact on violent crime: By comparing two decades of local crime statistics with United States Census data on immigration, Jörg Spenkuch discovered no association between immigration and violent crime but a 1.2% increase in property crimes associated with a 10% increase in the number of immigrants nationwide.

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