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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.

 

Upcoming Events

October 15, 2018 | 12:00 PM
Kellogg Global Hub, 5201
October 15, 2018 | 03:30 PM
Kellogg Global Hub, 2130
October 16, 2018 | 03:30 PM
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Featured Faculty Members

Erika Deserranno

Professor Deserranno studies the selection, recruitment and motivation of workers in private and public organizations.
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Sandeep Baliga

Professor Baliga researches how organizations should delegate power and authority to incentivize effort and innovation.
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Ronen Gradwohl

Professor Gradwohl’s current research focuses on issues of privacy and transparency in strategic interactions.
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Recent Research


Backward Induction in the Wild? Evidence from Sequential Voting in the U.S. Senate
Jorg Spenkuch, Pablo Montagnes, Daniel Magleby, American Economic Review, 2018
Equilibrium Selection in Auctions and High Stakes Games
Paul Milgrom, Joshua Mollner, Econometrica, 2018
Life Cycle Wage Growth Across Countries
Nancy Qian, Todd Schoelman, Benjamin Moll, David Lagakos, Tommaso Porzio, Journal of Political Economy, 2018
A Theory of Non-Bayesian Social Learning
Pooya Molavi, Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi, Ali Jadbabaie, Econometrica, 2018
Learning and Long-run Fundamentals in Stationary Environments
Nabil Al-Najjar, Eran Shmaya, Games and Economic Behavior, 2018
Intergenerational Mobility and Preferences for Redistribution
Edoardo Teso, Alberto Alesina, Stefanie Stantcheva, American Economic Review, 2018
Social Mobility and Stability of Democracy: Re-evaluating De Tocqueville
Georgy Egorov, Daron Acemoglu, Konstantin Sonin, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2018

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