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Economics & 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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Tomasz Tomasz Kamil MICHALSKI
Department Chair

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Mary-Joyce AH-SUE
Departement Assistant

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Knowledge articles

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Why "doing well by doing good" is not as simple as they say

By Afshin Mehrpouya

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Organizational Behavior

How storytelling can increase support for whistleblowers

By Hervé Stolowy, Luc Paugam

Decision Sciences

Decision-making: do you need a decision theorist… or a shrink?

By Itzhak Gilboa, Olivier Sibony

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Operations Management

How e-government curbs corruption

By Shirish Srivastava