Professor Eric Maskin

Applied Economics Mathematical Economics Intellectual Property and Information Law Political Economics

Elected 2003

2003
Economics

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.

Current post

Adams University Professor, Harvard University

Past appointments

Department of Economics, Harvard Adams University Professor

Jan 2014 -

University of Cambridge Emeritus Professor of International Public Law, University of Cambridge, and Fellow of Trinity College

Jan 2004 -

University of Cambridge Emeritus Professor of International Public Law, University of Cambridge, and Fellow of Trinity College

Jan 2004 -

University of Cambridge Professor of International Public Law, University of Cambridge, and Fellow of Trinity College

Jan 2000 - Jan 2004

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