Sasa Pekec


Peterjohn-Richards Distinguished Professor

Academic Area: Decision Sciences

Teaching / Research Interests

Research interests: market design; optimization: combinatorial and network optimization, integer programming; design and analysis of algorithms; auction theory; mechanism design. Current teaching: Applied Probability and Statistics (MQM), Data-Driven Decision Making (Exec. Ed.), Digital Platforms (EMBA), Probability and Statistics (MBA)

Mailing Information

Duke University: The Fuqua School of Business
100 Fuqua Drive
Durham, NC 27708


Saša Pekeč is the Peterjohn-Richards Distinguished Professor of Business Administration in the Decision Sciences Area. Professor Pekeč research is interdisciplinary and revolves around decision-making in complex competitive environments. He is the president of the INFORMS Section on Auctions and Market Design, serves on editorial boards on several scientific journals, and has published articles in Management Science, Operations Research, as well as in top academic journals in other fields such as economics, mathematics and psychology.  Professor Pekeč is teaching analytics and technology courses in Fuqua’s executive and daytime MBA programs.

Professor Pekeč’s consulting experience includes finance, pharmaceutical, retail, and technology industries. He serves on the Supervisory Board of Atlantic Grupa, one of the leading FMCG companies in SE Europe, and was a member of the Council of Economic Advisors to the President of Croatia from 2010 to 2015.