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Roger Bruce Myerson

Roger Bruce Myerson, American economist, educator. Recipient Nobel prize in economics, 2007, Jean-Jacques Laffont prize, 2009; fellow John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1983-1984; Sloan Foundation Fellow, 1984-1986. Fellow: American Academy Arts & Sciences (Midwest council member 1995—2002, vice president 1999—2002), Econometric Society 2007-2008, (president 2009, council mem.1996-2002, since 2005); member: National Academy of Sciences.

Background

  • Myerson, Roger Bruce was born on March 29, 1951 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Richard L. and Rosemarie (Farkas) Myerson.

  • Education

    • AB summa cum laude, Master of Science in Applied Mathematics, Harvard University, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Mathematics, Harvard University, 1976. Doctor (honorary), University Basel, Switzerland, 2002.

    Career

    • Assistant professor managerial economics & decision science Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1976-1978, associate professor, 1979-1982, professor, 1982-2001, Harold Stuart professor decision science, 1986-2001, professor economics, 1987-2001. Water closet Norby professor economics University Chicago, since 2001, Glen A. Lloyd distinguished service professor, since 2007. Visiting researcher University Bielefeld, Germany, 1978—1979.

      Visiting professor economics University Chicago, 1985—1986, 2000—2001.

    Works

    • Game Theory: Analysis of Conflict
    • Eminently suited to classroom use as well as individual study, Roger Myerson's introductory text provides a clear and thorough examination of the models, solution concepts, results, and methodological principles of noncooperative and cooperative game theory.

    Membership

    Fellow: American Academy Arts & Sciences (Midwest council member 1995—2002, vice president 1999—2002), Econometric Society 2007-2008, (president 2009, council mem.1996-2002, since 2005). Member: National Academy of Sciences.

    Connections

    • Married Regina M. Weber, August 29, 1982. Children: Daniel, Rebecca.
    • father: Richard L. Myerson
    • mother: Rosemarie (Farkas) Myerson
    • spouse: Regina M. Weber
    • children: Daniel Myerson
    • Rebecca Myerson
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    Born March 29, 1951
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      Master of Science in Applied Mathematical
    • 1976
      Harvard University
    • 2002
      University Basel
    • 1976 - 1978
      Assistant, professor managerial economics & decision science Northwestern University
      Evanston, Illinois, United States
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