Nobel-Prize Laureate Eric Maskin visits CBS


Department of Economics at Copenhagen Business School will be hosting a 2007 Nobel Laureate in Economics, Eric Maskin, on April 24-25.

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.

Eric Maskin will give a seminar on April 24 where he will discuss a Resolution of Arrow’s Impossibility Theorem. To register for the talk, click here.

On the next day, April 25, the department will host a one-day microeconomic workshop on advances in collective and individual decisions and information economics. The workshop will feature speakers from across Denmark, including Copenhagen Business School, University of Copenhagen, University of Southern Denmark, and Aarhus University. For more details regarding the workshop’s program contact Head of Secretariat Torben Timmermann at




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