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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
In a recent paper, Professor Qian examines why workers in richer countries tend to experience faster wage growth.VIEW PROFILE
Professor Spenkuch studies political phenomena including campaign advertising, the Supreme Court, and Congressional voting.VIEW PROFILE
Recent research by Professor Teso explores the relationship between people's political and economic preferences.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
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
Attention Passengers: Your Next Flight Will Likely Arrive Early. Here's Why
Jan A. Van Mieghem, Yuval Salant, Inc., November 26, 2018
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