Eric S. Maskin

Eric S. Maskin


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Adams University Professor at Harvard University (United States).


His research focuses on game theory, political economics, the economics of inequality, and the advantages and drawbacks of intellectual property.

He received the 2007 Nobel Prize in Economics along with L. Hurwicz and R. Myerson for laying the foundations of mechanism design theory.

A member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, and Fellow of the European Economic Association (EEA), he is also a past president of the Econometric Society and the Game Theory Society.