Our people

Directors for DECIDE, The University of Auckland Business Decision Making Lab.

Left to right: Ananish Chaudhuri, Fernando Beltrán, Valery Pavlov

Dr Ananish Chaudhuri, Director

Dr Chaudhuri joined the University of Auckland in 2003. He is currently Head of the Department of Economics. His primary research area is experimental economics, with an emphasis on the role of trust, reciprocity and altruism as well as the role of social norms in economic interactions.
Learn more about Dr Ananish Chaudhuri.
Phone: +64 9 923 8307
Email: a.chaudhuri@auckland.ac.nz

Dr Fernando Beltrán, Co-director

Fernando Beltrán is an Associate Professor in the Department of Information Systems and Operations Management. His research interests include the economics of service competition in open-access, next-generation platforms, the digital dividend, and the efficient sharing and allocation of radio spectrum.
Learn more about Dr Fernando Beltrán.
Phone: +64 9 923 7850
Email: f.beltran@auckland.ac.nz

Dr Valery Pavlov, Co-director

Dr Pavlov is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Information Systems and Operations Management. His areas of expertise include supply chain management and behavioural operations managements.
Learn more about Dr Valery Pavlov.
Phone: +64 9 923 8726
Email: v.pavlov@auckland.ac.nz

Dr Addison Pan, DECIDE Lab Manager

Addison joined the Department of Economics as a post-doctoral research fellow in September 2016. Her research focuses on decision theory, experimental methods and behavioural economics.
Learn more about Dr Addison Pan.
Phone: +64 9 923 2406
Email: addison.pan@auckland.ac.nz