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Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences

Kellogg Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences Department

The faculty in the Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences Department (MEDS) include economists and political scientists who study, among other things, individual decision making under uncertainty, the performance of firms and markets, economic development, political institutions, and international relations.

The faculty is on the leading edge of fundamental research that has real-world impact around the globe. Topics include auctions, game theory, voting, information aggregation, and strategic behavior within and between organizations. This research is taught in economics and political science departments across the world and is in leading PhD textbooks.

Our MEDS faculty is world-renowned for research and teaching in microeconomics, game theory, political economy, decision theory, probability and statistics.

Faculty in the MEDS department have won numerous research awards and have been elected to memberships of prestigious societies such as the Econometric Society and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Multiple Nobel-prize winners conducted fundamental research here.  Additionally, the journal Games and Economic Behavior was founded in the MEDS department.

 

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April 22, 2019 | 12:00 PM
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April 24, 2019 | 03:30 PM
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Featured Faculty Members

Nancy Qian

In a recent paper, Professor Qian examines why workers in richer countries tend to experience faster wage growth.
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Edoardo Teso

Recent research by Professor Teso explores the relationship between people's political and economic preferences.
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Jorg Spenkuch

Professor Spenkuch studies political phenomena including campaign advertising, the Supreme Court, and Congressional voting.
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Recent Research


Managerial Economic And Decision Sciences News

The Case for a Cyber Deterrence Plan that Works
Sandeep Baliga, The National Interest, March 05, 2019
Podcast: Two Surprising Ways to Predict How Supreme Court Justices Will Vote
Jorg Spenkuch, Kellogg Insight, December 10, 2018
Episode 360: Is the Protestant Work Ethic Real?
Dean Karlan, Jorg Spenkuch, Freakonomics, December 05, 2018
Airlines Are Using This Dirty Trick to Make Themselves Look Better, A New Study Finds
Jan A. Van Mieghem, Yuval Salant, Inc., November 27, 2018
Attention Passengers: Your Next Flight Will Likely Arrive Early. Here's Why
Jan A. Van Mieghem, Yuval Salant, Inc., November 26, 2018

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