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Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences
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Kellogg Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences Department
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.
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.
Featured Faculty Members
Professor Deserranno studies the selection, recruitment and motivation of workers in private and public organizations.VIEW PROFILE
Professor Baliga researches how organizations should delegate power and authority to incentivize effort and innovation.VIEW PROFILE
Professor Gradwohl’s current research focuses on issues of privacy and transparency in strategic interactions.VIEW PROFILE
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
Managerial Economic And Decision Sciences News
How Peer Pressure Can Lead Teens to Underachieve—Even in Schools Where It’s “Cool to Be Smart”
Egorov_Georgy, Kellogg Insight, October 02, 2018
National Budget Conference and Economic Growth Forum
Ameet Morjaria, YouTube, September 13, 2018
Supreme Court Justices Become Less Impartial and More Ideological When Casting the Swing Vote
Jorg Spenkuch, Kellogg Insight, September 13, 2018
Why Economic Crises Trigger Political Turnover in Some Countries but Not Others
Nancy Qian, Kellogg Insight, September 04, 2018
Don’t Waste Your Time Watching Brett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Hearings
Jorg Spenkuch, Fortune, September 04, 2018
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