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Professor Eric Maskin FBA

Applied Economics Mathematical Economics Intellectual Property and Information Law Political Economics

About this Fellow

Eric Maskin is Adams University Professor at Harvard. He received the 2007 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics (with L. Hurwicz and R. Myerson) for laying the foundations of mechanism design theory. He also 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.

Website: http://scholar.harvard.edu/maskin

Appointments

Current post

  • Adams University Professor, Harvard University

Past Appointments

  • Adams University Professor, Department of Economics, Harvard, 2014
  • Emeritus Professor of International Public Law, University of Cambridge, and Fellow of Trinity College, University of Cambridge, 2004
  • Professor of International Public Law, University of Cambridge, and Fellow of Trinity College, University of Cambridge, 2000 - 2004
  • Emeritus Professor of International Public Law, University of Cambridge, and Fellow of Trinity College, University of Cambridge, 2004

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