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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.

Nobel Legacy

Former Kellogg Professor Paul Milgrom’s Nobel Prize demonstrates a legacy of innovation in the MEDS department.
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Featured Faculty Members

Peter Klibanoff

A new paper studies incomplete information games with ambiguity averse players.

Joshua Mollner

New research explores consequences of high‐frequency trading and potential policy responses.

Nancy Qian

A recent paper examines why workers in richer countries tend to experience faster wage growth.

Managerial Economic And Decision Sciences News

To Escape Jim Crow–Era Discrimination and Violence, Some Black Men Passed as White. But How Many?
Nancy Qian, Kellogg Insight, April 01, 2021
“Know What People Say About You in The Company”
Jorg Spenkuch, Forbes India, March 18, 2021
The dangers of emerging market competition: Evidence from Rwanda’s coffee supply chain
Ameet Morjaria, VoxDex, January 22, 2021
Trump and the Capitol Mob: The Science of Unleashing
Georgy Egorov, Bloomberg, January 12, 2021
“Know What People Say About You in the Company.”
Jorg Spenkuch, Kellogg Insight, December 23, 2020

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