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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.

Ameet Morjaria

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

Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi

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

Recent Research

Managerial Economic And Decision Sciences News

The high-stakes US-China showdown is hardly a game, but strategists see ‘game theory’ at work in trade war’s tactics, weapons and risks
Sandeep Baliga, South China Morning Post , May 23, 2019
The Case for a Cyber Deterrence Plan that Works
Sandeep Baliga, The National Interest, March 05, 2019
Podcast: Two Surprising Ways to Predict How Supreme Court Justices Will Vote
Jorg Spenkuch, Kellogg Insight, December 10, 2018
Episode 360: Is the Protestant Work Ethic Real?
Dean Karlan, Jorg Spenkuch, Freakonomics, December 05, 2018
Airlines Are Using This Dirty Trick to Make Themselves Look Better, A New Study Finds
Jan A. Van Mieghem, Yuval Salant, Inc., November 27, 2018

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