Welcome to

the newly created Department of Business Decisions and Analytics

The Department of Business Decisions and Analytics is dedicated to high-quality research in quantitative economics and decision support. Building upon a data-driven and optimization-oriented perspective, we develop models and solve complex problems in today’s rapidly changing business environment. We are committed to research-based and competent teaching and try to convey a deep understanding of methods and real-world problems. 






OPIM Guests: Prof. Sigifredo Laengle


New Paper: Advice‐seeking and advice‐utilization for hiring decisions: An investigation of a partially outsourced recruitment process for rank‐and‐file managers

Oliver Fabel, Christian Hopp, and Alexander Speil have a new paper in Managerial and Decision Economics.


New Paper: The bright side and dark side of trust: The mediating effect of franchisor trust on performance

Dana Minarikova, Nada Mumdziev, Michele Griessmair and Josef Windsperger have a new paper soon to be published in Managerial and Decision Economics


Ayşegül Engin presented some of her newest research at SOR'19



Job Offer: Universität Wien

Tenure-Track Professorship for the field of Governance, Organizational Design and Digitalization


Job Offer: Eidgenössisches Hochschulinstitut für Berufsbildung EHB

Junior Researcher / Doktorand/in SNF in VWL, 100% (4 Jahre)


Job Offer: Universität Berlin

Two Post-doc Positions (80%) in Economics of Education


Job Offer: Université de Lausanne

Ph.D Researcher / Graduate Assistant in Public Management