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Sandeep Baliga

John L. and Helen Kellogg Professor; Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences

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One Nation Invades Another. What Will Happen Next?

Game theory reveals why some conflicts escalate and others don’t.

Researchers: Sandeep Baliga and Tomas Sjöström

How Governments Can Better Defend Themselves Against Cyberattacks

The threat of retaliation can keep the peace. But that assumes you know who is attacking you.

Researchers: Sandeep Baliga, Ethan Bueno de Mesquita and Alexander Wolizky

August 3, 2018

Policy

Is an Unpredictable Leader Good for National Security?

Think the goal is to keep your enemies guessing? Game theory suggests otherwise.

Researchers: Sandeep Baliga

June 19, 2017

Policy

Is the Sunk Cost Fallacy Actually Smart Business?

It is a mistake—but a useful one

Researchers: Sandeep Baliga and Jeffrey Ely

May 5, 2013

Economics

A Strategy for Peace

How world leaders should react to provocateurs

Researchers: Sandeep Baliga and Tomas Sjöström

May 2, 2012

Policy

Is Democracy Good for Peace?

Limited democracies and weak dictators may escalate conflicts

Researchers: Sandeep Baliga, David O. Lucca and Tomas Sjöström

January 1, 2011

Strategy

Seeing Profit Despite Misunderstood Pricing Strategy

Implications in real-world market situations

Researchers: Nabil Al-Najjar, Sandeep Baliga and David A. Besanko

December 1, 2008

Economics