3rd International Conference on Decision Economics

Salamanca (Spain) | 6th-8th October, 2021 | www.decision-economics.net

The International Conference on Decision Economics (DECON 2021) is a multidisciplinary international forum dedicated to advancing knowledge and improving instruction in economics, business, computer science, psychology, quantitative methods and related disciplines. To pursue this mission, DECON 2021 will facilitate the development and dissemination of knowledge in the diverse disciplines of the decision sciences in the tradition of Herbert A. Simon’s interdisciplinary heritage. Herbert A. Simon was - and still is - one of the most influential founding father of the multidisciplinary fields of decision sciences: his contributions range across microeconomics, administrative behaviour and organisation theory, management science and operation research, behavioural decision theory, cognitive psychology, and artificial intelligence.

Therefore, DECON 2021 focuses on theoretical, empirical and methodological investigations of socio-economic decisions made by several economic agents in a complex market economy, not entirely according to standard “rational” economic principles, but also in light of behavioural and cognitive factors, and bounded rationality. Such investigations can be methodologically focused on quantitative approaches, qualitative methods, or can take the form of insightful reviews and commentaries on best practices in social science research.

DECON 2021 dedicates itself to the interdisciplinary study of decision-making in the recognition that important decision-making takes place in a range of critical subject areas and research fields, including Economics, Finance, Information Systems, Psychology, Small and International Business, Management, Operations, and Production. We are particularly interested in analytics as an emerging synthesis of sophisticated methodology and large data systems used to guide economic decision-making in an increasingly complex business environment.

The proceedings of the previous edition are available:



Special Issues

Authors of selected papers from DECON 2021 will be invited to submit an extended and improved version to special issue in different journals.

Authors of selected papers from PAAMS 2021 and Co-located Events will be invited to submit an extended and improved version to a Special Issue published in ADCAIJ (ISSN: 2255-2863, indexed in DOAJ, ProQuest, Scholar, WorldCat, Dialnet, Sherpa ROMEO, Dulcinea, UlrichWeb, Emerging Sources Citation Index of Thomson Reuters, BASE y Academic Journals Database)

To Be Updated

DECON'20 awards


"From Individual Decisions to Collective Decisions Changing the World" by Jan Treur


"Platform Competition and Consumer's Decisions: An ABM Simulation of Pricing with Different  Behavioral Rules" by Juan Manuel Sanchez-Cartas