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Department of Management
London School of Economics and Political Science
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE


Nadine Oeser

PhD student in Management Science


As a consultant Nadine worked over a period of four years for the Center of Decision and Negotiation Analysis, the Decision Institute, the Social Welfare Office, Vodafone Foundation Germany and SmartOrg in Germany and the USA. Her work focused on the interface of decision science, psychology and strategic management. During her voluntary work for the Decision Education Foundation in California during 2009 Nadine found her passion - decision-making applied to the educational sector. In the framework of her PhD at LSE she examines the effectiveness of decision analysis and nudges.

Research interests

  • Applying decision science to the educational sector 
  • Teaching decision analysis to teenagers and young adults 
  • Creating nudges to improve educational choices



  • Deissner, D. & Oeser, N. (2010). Bessere Bildungsentscheidungen - Wege zum Abbau soziales Ungleichheit in der Grundschulzeit - Ein Konzept der Vodafone Stiftung, Düsseldorf.
  • Schaub, C., Oeser, N. & Schilling, M. (2008). Improvement of Decision Analysis. Annual Meeting of INFORMS 2007 in Washington D.C., USA.
  • Schilling, M. S., Schaub, C., Oeser, N. & Ruebcke, F. (2007). Methoden strategischer - Politikgestaltung. Eine Studie im Auftrag der Bertelsmannstiftung.
  • Schilling, M.S., Oeser, N. & Schaub, C. (2007). How effective are decision analyses? Measuring decision process and group alignment effects. Decision Analysis. 227-242.
  • Schaub, C., Oeser, N. & Schilling, M. (2007). A Contribution to the Internalization of  Decision Analysis. EURO XXII 2007 in Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Schilling, M., Schaub, C. & Oeser, N. (2007). Analytical Methods for Strategic Policy  Making. Annual Meeting of INFORMS 2007 in Seattle, USA. 2006
  • Schilling, M. & Oeser, N. (2006). Measuring the Effectiveness of Socio-Technical Decision Analysis. Annual Meeting of INFORMS 2006 in Pittsburgh, USA.



Nadine Oeser