Nobel-Prize Laureate Eric Maskin visits CBS
Department of Economics is organizing the seminar visit of Eric Maskin on Monday April 24 at 4:00 PM. The seminar will take place in Råvarebygningen, Porcelænshaven 22, PHRs.20, and will be followed by a light buffet at 5:00 PM.
Eric Maskin is the Adams University Professor and Professor of Economics and Mathematics at Harvard. He has made contributions to game theory, contract theory, social choice theory, political economy, and other areas of economics. He received his A.B. and Ph.D. from Harvard and was a postdoctoral fellow at Jesus College, Cambridge University. He was a faculty member at MIT from 1977-1984, Harvard from 1985- 2000, and the Institute for Advanced Study from 2000-2011. He rejoined the Harvard faculty in 2012. In 2007, he was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics (with L. Hurwicz and R. Myerson) for laying the foundations of mechanism design theory.