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Faculty & Research


Enrico Diecidue

Professor of Decision Sciences

Chair, Decision Sciences Area


Additional Information
Research Areas
  • Decision under Risk and Uncertainty
Teaching Areas
  • Uncertainty Data & Judgement (MBA & EMBA)
  • Management Decision Making (MBA)
  • Risk Management (MBA)
  • Modules in Decision Making (Executive Education)
  • Decision Sciences (PhD)
Industry Sectors
  • Banking and Insurance
  • Energy, Oil and Gas
  • Information Technology
  • Pharmaceuticals and Health
  • Telecommunication Services


Enrico Diecidue is a Professor of Decision Sciences at INSEAD. In 1996 he obtained his degree in Economics, with a specialisation in Mathematical Economics, from Bocconi University, Italy. He then joined the CentER (Center for Economic Research), Tilburg University, the Netherlands, where he received his PhD in 2001.

Since 2001 he has been a resident faculty member at INSEAD, first in Singapore and then in France. In 2008-2009 he served as a Visiting Professor at Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, in 2010-2011 he was on sabbatical at the Erasmus School of Economics, the Netherlands, and in 2018-19 he was on sabbatical at the Rady School of Management (University of California San Diego).

His research focuses on decision making under uncertainty. He is interested in the role of regret, aspiration levels, and time in individual decisions. His current research is also addressing the role of groups in complex decisions. Enrico’s research has appeared in leading journals including Decision Analysis, International Economic Review, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Mathematical Psychology, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Management Science, Mathematical Social Sciences, Theory and Decision. He serves on the Editorial Board of Decision and of Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, and is an Associate Editor for Decision Analysis and for Management Science.

He teaches Uncertainty, Data & Judgment (MBA and Global Executive MBA programmes), Management Decision Making (MBA programme), Modules in Decision Making and Risk Management (Executive Education programme) and Decision Sciences (PhD programme).

Enrico Diecidue is directing the International Directors Programme and is director for the Strategic Decision Making for Leaders Program.

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