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Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi

Associate Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences

Print Overview

Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi joined the Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences Department at the Kellogg School of Management in 2017. Prior to joining Kellogg, he was the Daniel W. Stanton Associate Professor of Business at Columbia Business School. His research focuses on the implications of network economies for information aggregation, business cycle fluctuations, and financial stability.

Print Vita
PhD, 2009, Electrical and Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
MA, 2008, Economics, University of Pennsylvania
MSE, 2006, Electrical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
Bsc, 2004, Electrical Engineering,, Sharif University of Technology

Academic Positions
Associate Professor, Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2017-present
DanielW. Stanton Associate Professor of Business, Columbia University, Columbia University, 2015-2017
Associate Professor, Columbia Business School, Columbia University, 2015-2015
Assistant Professor, Columbia Business School, Columbia University, 2011-2015
Visiting Associate Professor, Cowles Foundation, Yale University, 2016-2016
Post-Doctoral Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009-2011

Honors and Awards
Pew Presidential Prize, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania
International Economic Review Fellowship, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 2007-2008
Judith Rodin Fellowship, School of Arts and Sciences, University of Pennsylvania, 2008-2009
Best Student Paper Award Finalist, IEEE Conference on Decision and Control
Joseph, D'16 and Rosaline Wolf Award for Best Dissertation, Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
Outstanding Referee Award, Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control

Print Research
Tahbaz-Salehi, Alireza and Andrea Vedolin. 2017. Exchange Rates and Monetary Policy Uncertainty. Journal of Finance. 72(3): 1213-1252.
Tahbaz-Salehi, Alireza, Daron Acemoglu and Asuman Ozdaglar. 2017. Microeconomic Origins of Macroeconomic Tail Risks. American Economic Review. 107(1): 54-108.
Tahbaz-Salehi, Alireza and Spyros Zoumpoulis. 2016. Coordination with Local Information. Operations Research. 64(3): 622-637.
Tahbaz-Salehi, Alireza, Daron Acemoglu and Asuman Ozdaglar. 2015. Systemic Risk and Stability in Financial Networks. American Economic Review. 105(2): 564-608.
Tahbaz-Salehi, Alireza, Daron Acemoglu, Vasco Carvalho and Asuman Ozdaglar. 2012. The Network Origins of Aggregate Fluctuations. Econometrica. 80(5): 1977-2016.
Tahbaz-Salehi, Alireza, Ali Jadbabaie, Pooya Molavi and Alvaro Sandroni. 2012. Non-Bayesian Social Learning. Games and Economic Behavior. 76(1): 210-225.
Tahbaz-Salehi, Alireza and Ali Jadbabaie. 2010. Distributed Coverage Verification in Sensor Networks without Location Information. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. 55(8): 1837-1849.
Tahbaz-Salehi, Alireza and Ali Jadbabaie. 2010. Consensus Over Ergodic Stationary Graph Processes. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. 55(1): 225-230.
Tahbaz-Salehi, Alireza and Ali Jadbabaie. 2008. Consensus Over Random Networks. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. 53(3): 791-795.
Working Papers
Tahbaz-Salehi, Alireza, Daron Acemoglu and Asuman Ozdaglar. 2017. Systemic Risk in Endogenous Financial Networks.
Tahbaz-Salehi, Alireza, Kostas Bimpikis and Davide Crapis. 2017. Information Sale and Competition.
Tahbaz-Salehi, Alireza and Kostas Bimpikis. 2017. Inefficient Diversification and Systemic Bank Runs.
Tahbaz-Salehi, Alireza and Marco Di Maggio. 2017. Collateral Shortage and Intermediation Networks.
Tahbaz-Salehi, Alireza, Vasco Carvalho and Yukiko Saito. 2017. Supply Chain Disruptions: Evidence from the Great East Japan Earthquake.
Tahbaz-Salehi, Alireza, Ali Jadbabaie and Pooya Molavi. 2017. Foundations of non-Bayesian Social Learning.
Book Chapters
Tahbaz-Salehi, Alireza, Daron Acemoglu and Asuman Ozdaglar. 2016. "Networks, Shocks, and Systemic Risk." In The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Networks, edited by Yann Bramoulle, Andrea Galeotti, Brian Rogers, Chapter 21, 569-607.
Conference Proceedings
Tahbaz-Salehi, Alireza. 2015. "Discussion of "Centrality-Based Capital Allocations"." In International Journal of Central Banking, 379-384. 11(3).

Print Teaching
Full-Time / Evening & Weekend MBA
Business Analytics I (DECS-430-5)
This course was formerly known as DECS 430-A/DECS 430-B
This course is equivalent to the MMM core course MMM Business Analytics (DECS-440) Analytics is the discovery and communication of meaningful patterns in data. This course will provide students with an analytics toolkit, reinforcing basic probability and statistics while throughout emphasizing the value and pitfalls of reasoning with data. Applications will focus on connections among analytical tools, data, and business decision-making.

Full-Time students are required to complete the Business Analytics Prep Course

Part-Time Students are required to complete the Business Analytics Prep Course