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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.

Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi

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

Ameet Morjaria

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

Recent Research

Managerial Economic And Decision Sciences News

Uganda Economic Growth Forum 2019: Industrialization for job creation and shared prosperity
Ameet Morjaria, International Growth Centre , August 22, 2019
How to trick your kids into eating – and loving – healthy
Michal Maimaran, Yuval Salant, Quartz, August 13, 2019
Take 5: How to Increase Your Office’s Productivity
Robert Bray, Chaithanya Bandi, George Georgiadis, Michael Powell, Nicola Persico, Jan A. Van Mieghem, Kellogg Insight, July 05, 2019
Take 5: The Psychology of Healthy Eating
Alexander Chernev, Michal Maimaran, David A Matsa, Nancy Qian, Yuval Salant, Rima Toure-Tillery, Kellogg Insight, June 04, 2019
A Nation’s Wealth May Depend on How Much Its Workers Can Learn on the Job
Nancy Qian, Kellogg Insight, June 03, 2019

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