Theory and Decision is devoted to all aspects of decision-making, exploring research in psychology, management science, economics, the theory of games, statistics, operations research, artificial intelligence, cognitive science, and analytical philosophy. Moreover, it addresses cross-fertilization among these disciplines.

This journal draws special attention to experimentation in decision-making and its links to the cognitive sciences. It also addresses applications to various problems in management and organizational science, economics and finance, and computer-supported decision schemes.

Particular topics addressed include preference and belief modeling, experimental decision-making under risk or uncertainty, decision analysis, multi-criteria decision modeling, game theory, negotiation theory, collective decision making, social choice, rationality, cognitive processes and interactive decision-making, and methodology of the decision sciences.

Officially cited as: Theory Decis
  • Examines decision-making research and cross-fertilization in psychology, management science, economics, the theory of games, statistics, operations research, artificial intelligence, cognitive science, and analytical philosophy
  • Draws special attention to experimentation in decision-making
  • Addresses applications to problems in management and organizational science, economics and finance, and computer-supported decision schemes

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  • Mohammed Abdellaoui
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Hybrid. Open Access options available

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0.68 (2018)
Impact factor
0.883 (2018)
Five year impact factor
93 days
Submission to first decision
300 days
Submission to acceptance
74,238 (2019)
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1573-7187
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0040-5833
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