Yuval Salant
Yuval Salant

MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS & DECISION SCIENCES
Associate Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences

Print Overview

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.

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Print Vita
Education
Ph.D., 2008, Economic Analysis and Policy, Stanford University
M.Sc., 2003, Computer Science, Hebrew University, Summa Cum Laude
B.Sc., 2000, Computer Science, Hebrew University, Summa Cum Laude

Academic Positions
Associate Professor, Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2012-present
Assistant Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences, Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2009-2012
Donald P. Jacobs Scholar, 2008-2009

Grants and Awards
Finalist, the 2013 Exeter Prize for the best paper published in the previous calendar year in a peer-reviewed journal in the fields of Experimental Economics, Behavioral Economics and Decision Theory

Print Research
Research Interests
Articles
Salant, Yuval and Ron Siegel. Forthcoming. Reallocation Costs and Efficiency. American Economic Journal: Microeconomics.
Meredith, Marc and Yuval Salant. 2013. On the Causes and Consequences of Ballot Order Effects. Political Behavior. 35(1): 175-197.
Rubinstein, Ariel and Yuval Salant. 2012. Eliciting Welfare Preferences from Behavioral Datasets. Review of Economic Studies. 79(1): 375-387.
Salant, Yuval. 2011. Procedural Analysis of Choice Rules with Applications to Bounded Rationality. American Economic Review. 101(2): 724-748.
Salant, Yuval and Ariel Rubinstein. 2008. (A, f): Choice with Frames. Review of Economic Studies. 75(4): 1287-1296.
Rubinstein, Ariel and Yuval Salant. 2008. Some Thoughts on the Principle of Revealed Preference. Handbooks of Economic Methodologies. Oxford University Press; New York: 115-124.
Salant, Yuval. 2007. On the Learnability of Majority Rule. Journal of Economic Theory. 135(1): 196-213.
Rubinstein, Ariel and Yuval Salant. 2006. A Model of Choice from Lists. Theoretical Economics. 1(1): 3-17.
Working Papers
Salant, Yuval and Ron Siegel. 2014. Contracts with Framing.
Maimaran, Michal and Yuval Salant. 2015. The Effect of Visual Minority on Children's Choice and Consumption.
Rubinstein, Ariel and Yuval Salant. 2015. "Isn't everyone like me?": On the presence of self-similarity in strategic interactions.
Cherry, Joshua and Yuval Salant. 2015. Generalized Sampling Equilibrium.
Abito, Jose Miguel and Yuval Salant. 2015. On the Relevance of Probability Distortions in the Extended Warranties Market.

 
Print Teaching
Teaching Interests
Microeconomics, competitive strategy and industrial structure
Full-Time / Part-Time MBA
Competitive Strategy and Industrial Structure (MECN-441-0)
The course studies the determinants nature of competitive strategy in a variety of industry structures. The course considers how the structure of a firm's industry affects its strategic choices and performance. Topics include the dynamic aspects of pricing, entry and predation in concentrated industries, and product differentiation, product proliferation and innovation as competitive strategies.