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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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Featured Faculty Members

Georgy Egorov

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

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

Professor Tahbaz-Salehi's "Production Networks: A Primer" recently appeared in the American Review of Economics.
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Managerial Economic And Decision Sciences News

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Brian Uzzi, Kellogg Insight, January 02, 2020
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Jan A. Van Mieghem, Kellogg Insight, January 02, 2020
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Business Insider, December 10, 2019
What companies don’t tell you about extended warranties
Yuval Salant, Quartz, November 01, 2019
How Business Leaders Can Prepare for a Cyberattack
Sandeep Baliga, Kellogg Insight, November 01, 2019

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