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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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November 21, 2019 | 12:15 PM
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December 02, 2019 | 12:15 PM
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Featured Faculty Members

Georgy Egorov

Professor Egorov's research interests include political economy and economic theory.

Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi

Professor Tahbaz-Salehi's "Production Networks: A Primer" recently appeared in the American Review of Economics.

Ameet Morjaria

Professor Morjaria's current research examines the impact of competition on productivity and relational contracts.

Recent Research

Managerial Economic And Decision Sciences News

What companies don’t tell you about extended warranties
Yuval Salant, Quartz, November 01, 2019
Coffee farmers not receiving enough price premium
Ameet Morjaria, Uganda New Vision, October 16, 2019
You’re Right. You’re Spending More Time Sitting on That Plane.
Jan A. Van Mieghem, Yuval Salant, The New York Times , September 16, 2019
Crazy Rich Asians’ writer’s dilemma illustrates how Hollywood pay gap is alive and well
Nancy Qian, Chicago Tribune , September 12, 2019
Some High-Frequency Trading Strategies Can Damage the Stock Market’s Health
Joshua Mollner, Kellogg Insight, September 03, 2019

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