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Jack HIRSHLEIFER

economist

Jack HIRSHLEIFER, economist in the field of Microeconomic Theory; Economics of Uncertainty and Information; Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; General Economics. Fellow, Center Advanced Study Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, California, 1961-1962; Guggenheim Foundation Fellow, 1962; Ford Faculty Fellow, 1964-1965; National Science Foundation, USA Senior Postdoctoral Fellow, 1967-1968; Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1975; Vice-President, American Economic Review, 1979.

Background

HIRSHLEIFER, Jack was born in 1925 in New York City, New York, United States of America.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy Harvard University, 1945, 1948, 1950.

Career

United States Naval Reserve (active duty), 1943-1945. Assistant Social Scientist, Association Social Scientist, Consultant, Rand Corporation, 1949-1955. Since 1955; Assistant Professor, Association Professor, School Business, University Chicago, 1955-1958, 1958-1960.

Association Professor of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles, Calif., United States of America, 1960-1962. Consultant, United States President's Scientific Advisory Committee, 1961-1963, Hudson Institute, Institution, since 1962. Professor of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles, Calif., United States of America, United States of America, since 1962.

Co-editor, Journal of Business, 1957-1960. Editorial Boards, American Economic Review, 1971-1974,1983-, Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organization, since 1980, Journal of Economic Literature, since 1984.

Achievements

  • Fellow, Center Advanced Study Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, California, 1961-1962. Guggenheim Foundation Fellow, 1962. Ford Faculty Fellow, 1964-1965.

    National Science Foundation, USA Senior Postdoctoral Fellow, 1967-1968. Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1975. Vice-President, American Economic Review, 1979.

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