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Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences

Associate Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences

Portrait of Edoardo Teso, Faculty at the Kellogg School of Management

Professor Teso joined the Kellogg faculty in 2018 after receiving his PhD in Political Economy and Government from the department of economics at Harvard University. His research interests include political economy, organizational economics, and development economics. He works on issues related to the personnel economics of the state, the process of formation of individual personal preferences, and campaign finance.

  • PhD, 2018, Political Economy and Government, Harvard University
    MSc, 2011, Economic and Social Sciences, Bocconi University, summa cum laude
    BA, 2009, Economic and Social Sciences, Bocconi University
  • Donald P. Jacobs Scholar, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2018-present
    Assistant Professor, Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2018-present

Political Economy IV: Topics in Development Economics (MECS-540-4)

This course introduces PhD students to three important topics within development economics and political economy, reviewing the frontier of the literature, the latest questions, methods most prevalently used, and the evidence thus far. The class focuses on empirical methods and their connection with theory. The course goal is assisting students as they transition into the research phase of their career.