19 Facts About Roger Myerson


Roger Bruce Myerson was born on March 29,1951 and is an American economist and professor at the University of Chicago.


Roger Myerson holds the title of the David L Pearson Distinguished Service Professor of Global Conflict Studies at The Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts in the Harris School of Public Policy, the Griffin Department of Economics, and the college.


Roger Myerson was born in 1951 in Boston into a Jewish family.


Roger Myerson's doctorate thesis was A Theory of Cooperative Games.


From 1976 to 2001, Myerson was a professor of economics at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, where he conducted much of his Nobel-winning research.


Roger Myerson was visiting professor of economics at the University of Chicago from 1985 to 1986 and from 2000 to 2001.


Roger Myerson became professor of economics at Chicago in 2001.

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Roger Myerson was one of the three winners of the 2007 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, the other two being Leonid Hurwicz of the University of Minnesota, and Eric Maskin of the Institute for Advanced Study.


Roger Myerson was awarded the prize for his contributions to mechanism design theory.


Roger Myerson made a path-breaking contribution to mechanism design theory when he discovered a fundamental connection between the allocation to be implemented and the monetary transfers needed to induce informed agents to reveal their information truthfully.


Roger Myerson is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Sciences, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the American Philosophical Society.


Roger Myerson is a Fellow of the Game Theory Society and serves as an advisory board member on the International Journal of Game Theory.


Roger Myerson holds an honorary doctorate from the University of Basel in 2002 and received the Jean-Jacques Laffont Prize in 2009.


Roger Myerson served on the Social Sciences jury for the Infosys Prize in 2016.


In 1980, Roger Myerson married Regina and the couple had two children, Daniel and Rebecca.


Roger Myerson's daughter, Rebecca, is a health economist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Roger Myerson wrote a general textbook on game theory in 1991, and has written on the history of game theory, including his review of the origins and significance of noncooperative game theory.


Roger Myerson served on the editorial board of the International Journal of Game Theory for ten years.


Roger Myerson has worked on economic analysis of political institutions and written several major survey papers:.