Affiliated Faculty

David Austen-Smith
Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences Department
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Research Interests: positive political theory, social choice, microeconomics

Sandeep Baliga
Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences Department
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Research Interests: game theory, contract theory, models of conflict and cooperation

David Besanko
Strategy Department
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Research interests: Industrial economics, competitive strategy, public policy economics

Erika Deserranno
Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences Department
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Research interests: development economics, personnel economics, labor economics

Jamie Druckman
Department of Political Science, Northwestern University
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Research interests: preference formation, political communication, public policy, experimental methods

Georgy Egorov
Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences Department
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Research Interests: political economy, game theory, organizational economics

Timothy Feddersen
Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences Department
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Research Interests: political economy with a specific interest in democratic institutions and their adaptation to online settings

Tonja Jacobi
Northwestern University School of Law
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Research interests: judicial politics and institutional structure, with focus on inter-governmental interactions

Benjamin Jones
Management and Strategies Department
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Research Interests: growth and institutional change in developing countries, innovation and technological progress

Brayden King
Management and Organizations Department
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Research Interests: corporate social responsibility, environmental sustainability, organizational change, reputation management

Nour Kteily
Management and Organizations
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Research interests: psychology, intergroup behavior, negotiations

Ameet Morjaria
Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences Department
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Research interests: economic development, organizational economics, political economy

Dylan Minor
Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences Department
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Research Interests: behavioral economics, corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, economics of organizations, ethics, reputation management, strategy in non-market environments

Nicola Persico
Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences Department
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Research interests: contract theory, economics of organizations, political economy/design, labor economics, microeconomics, game theory

Nancy Qian
Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences Department
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Research interests: Development Economics, Political Economy, Historical Development

Alvaro Sandroni
E.D. Howard Professor of Political Economy
Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences
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Research Interests: Behavioral Science; Strategic Forecasting; Political Science; Economic Theory; Game Theory

Jorg Spenkuch
Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences Department
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Research Interests: political economy, labor economics, applied microeconomics, strategic voting, voting systems, learning in non-market environments, the interaction between religious and political extremism.

Emerson Tiller
Northwestern School of Law
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Research interests: law and political economy, courts and regulation, judicial politics, intellectual property, empirical legal studies

Brian Uzzi
Management and Organizations Department
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Research interests: social networks, complexity theory, embeddedness, diffusion

Adam Waytz
Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences Department
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Research Interests: ethics, intergroup behavior, psychology, social media

Klaus Weber
Management and Organizations Department
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Research interests: cultural and institutional theory; sensemaking, social movements and organizations, environmental sustainability, globalization and development