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Ehud Kalai

economist , educator , researcher

Ehud Kalai, Israeli economist, researcher, educator. Grantee, National Science Foundation, since 1979; Sherman Fairchild Distinguished scholar, California Institute of Technology, 1994-1995. Fellow: Econometric Society; member: Game Theory Society (founder, executive vice president 1998—2003, president 2003-2006), Public Choice Society, American Mathematics Society, Beta Gamma Sigma.

Background

Kalai, Ehud was born on December 7, 1942 in Tel Aviv. Arrived in the United States, 1963. Son of Meir and Elisheva (Rabinovitch) Kalai.

Education

AB with distinction, University California, Berkeley, 1967. Master of Science, Cornell University, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Mathematics, Cornell University, 1972.

Career

Assistant professor department statistics Tel Aviv University, 1972-1975. Visiting assistant professor decision science J. L. Kellogg Graduate School Management Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1975-1976, associate professor, 1976-1978, professor managerial economics and decision science, 1978-1982, Charles E. Morrison Chair professor decision science, 1982-2001, professor mathematics, since 1990, James J. O'Connor distinguished professor decision and game science, since 2001, International Business Machines Corporation research chair managerial economics, 1980-1981, J. L. Kellogg research chair in decision theory, 1981-1982, chairman meds. department, 1983-1985, director Center Strategic Decision-Making, since 1995. Expert testimony in court cases, since 1982.

Oskar Morgenstern research professor game theory New York University, New York City, 1991. Consultant Israeli Defense Forces, 1974—1975, 1st National Bank, Chicago, 1987, Arthur Anderson, 1990, Kaiser Permanente, 1995, Nath Sonnenschein and Rosenthal, 1999, Baxter healthcare corporation, since 1999. Sergeant Israeli Defense Forces, 1960-1963.

Works

  • Founder, editor Games and Economic Behavior Journal, since 1988, member editorial board Mathematical Social Sciences, 1980-1990, Journal Economic Theory, 1980-1988, International Journal Game Theory, since 1984. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow: Econometric Society. Member: Game Theory Society (founder, executive vice president 1998—2003, president 2003-2006), Public Choice Society, American Mathematics Society, Beta Gamma Sigma.

Connections

Married Marilyn Lott, August 24, 1967. Children: Kerren, Adam.

father:
Meir Kalai

mother:
Elisheva (Rabinovitch) Kalai

spouse:
Marilyn Lott

children:
Kerren Kalai

Adam Kalai