The director of the lecture series is Nicola Persico, the John L. and Helen Kellogg Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences and Director of the Center for Mathematical Studies in Economics & Management.
The emeritus director of the lecture series is Ehud Kalai, the James J. O'Connor Distinguished Professor of Decision and Game Sciences and the Director of The Center for Game Theory and Economic Behavior. Professor Kalai organized the lecture series from its inception in 1983 until 2016.
For additional lecture information or questions regarding the website contact Jennifer Byrd at The Center for Game Theory and Economic Behavior.
The Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences Department (MEDS) comprises of economists and political scientists who study individual decision making under risk, incentives within organizations under asymmetric information, the performance of markets and of political institutions, economic development and international relations. Fundamental research on auctions, mechanism design, game theory, voting, information aggregation, strategic behavior within and between organizations has been produced in the MEDS Department.