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Anil Gaba

Professor of Decision Sciences

The Orpar Chaired Professor of Risk Management

Academic Director, Center for Decision Making and Risk Analysis

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Anil Gaba received his Ph.D. in Decision Sciences at Duke University in the United States. He has been a professor at INSEAD since 1989. He is currently the Orpar Chaired Professor of Risk Management and Professor of Decision Sciences at INSEAD. He also directs a Centre on Decision Making and Risk Analysis, a centre at INSEAD to foster research and development in that area.

His research is concerned with the assessment and use of subjective information, analysis of decisions and judgments under uncertainty and risk, evaluation of tournaments and contests, design of incentive schemes, and risk management. His research has appeared in several academic journals and in a variety of popular press such as Financial Times.

He teaches courses on Uncertainty, Data, and Judgment (MBA), Probability and Statistics (PhD), and Bayesian Analysis (PhD). In addition, he teaches modules related to decision making, risk management, and negotiation dynamics in several executive development programmes all over the world including Europe, United States, China, Singapore, Malaysia, and the Middle East. He has been nominated several times for the best teacher award in the MBA programme, and has won the award eight times.

He is a regular consultant and keynote speaker at various multinationals in areas of financial management and general management.

Research Areas

Incentive Schemes; Contests and Tournaments; Risk Analysis; Bayesian Statistics; Decision Analysis; Decision Making.


Judgement and Choice (EDP); Bayesian Analysis; Probability and Statistics (PhD); Decision Analysis; Applied Statistics (MBA); Uncertainty, Data and Judgement; Decision Making; Risk Management.

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