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Economics and Decision Sciences

The Department of Economics & Decision Sciences conducts research in economics, decision theory and statistics, with faculty members exploring a wide range of topics in macroeconomics, international trade, game theory, information theory, decision theory, learning, entrepreneurship and statistics.

The department counts around 20 professors. More than 30 articles have been published in top academic journals in Economics, Statistics and Decision Sciences within the last 2 years, and many of our professors received prizes and awards.

The department is in charge of teaching economics, statistics and entrepreneurship at undergraduate level, within specialized master programs and within the MBA program. Two Master Programs, “Managerial and Financial Economics” and “Master in Economics”, are managed by the department. Department professors also offer many courses in the HEC Paris Ph.D. program.

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D-TEA Highlights Behavioral Economics in Decision-making

The 2018 edition of HEC Paris’ annual D-TEA workshop brought together world-class researchers around the theme “Modes of Decision-making”. Almost 100 people attended the May 23-25 event organized by the HEC Decision Science team. The three days of intense exchange related...

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Itzhak Gilboa Elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

HEC Paris Professor and AXA Chair for Decision Sciences Itzhak Gilboa has been elected an “International Honorary Member” of the prestigious American Academy of Arts & Sciences . The specialist in decision theory thus marks his ten years in the business school as one of...

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D-TEA conference: Can Majority Judgment Solve the Iniquities of the Majority Rule Voting System ? Two Researchers Are Convinced it Can

HEC Professor Itzhak Gilboa and his team decided to devote themselves to the theme of voting at the 2017 D-TEA workshop (Decision: Theory, Experiments & Applications). Set in the historic Institut Henri Poincaré, central Paris, the economist and specialist in Decision...

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D-TEA Conference 2015 : the Best of Research in Decisions Making and Finance

On May 27th-29th 2015, HEC Paris in partnership with the AXA Research Fund organized the 7th edition of its D-TEA (Decision: Theory, Experiments, and Applications) conference. The event took place in Paris 8 at AXA GIE. It brought together distinguished scholars from a...

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Itzhak Gilboa receives 2014 Best Researcher prize for his work in decision science

The 2014 edition of the HEC Foundation awards was held on 15 December 2014 in the presence of Guillaume Poitrinal, president of the HEC Foundation, and Bernard Ramantsoa, director of HEC Paris. In their 38th year, the awards highlighted excellence in management science and...

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D-TEA Conference: Understanding the Rationality in Decision-Making

The question of who makes decisions, and how these decisions are made, has shaped the world’s systems of government, justice, business and social order. Research in decision science has always broken new ground, and HEC Paris organized the 6th edition of its D-TEA...

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Brian Hill is awarded the CNRS 2014 Bronze Medal for Research on Decision Science

Brian Hill , affiliate professor at the Economics and Decision Science department, has been awarded the Bronze medal by France’s national research institute CNRS. A talented specialist in his field, this award recognizes Brian Hill’s first research work.

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