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Robert J. Aumann

Robert J. AumannAKA Israel Robert John Aumann

Born: 8-Jun-1930
Birthplace: Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Economist

Nationality: Israel
Executive summary: Game theorist

Wife: (married, five children)
Son: Shlomo (d. 1982 Lebanon War, while in the IDF)

    University: BS Mathematics, City College of New York (1950)
    University: SM Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1952)
    University: PhD Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1955)
    University: Princeton University (post-doctoral study)
    Professor: Hebrew University, Jerusalem (1956-2001, full professor 1968, emeritus 2001)

    Nobel Prize for Economics 2005 (with Thomas C. Schelling)
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences 1974
    National Academy of Sciences 1985
    Econometric Society 1966, Executive Committee (1982-85)
    American Economic Association 1993
    Game Theory Society President (1999-2003)
    International Journal of Game Theory Advisory Board (1971-)
    Journal of Mathematical Economics Advisory Board (1974-)
    Games and Economic Behaviour Advisory Board (1989-)
    Econometrica Associate Editor (1975-78)
    Mathematics of Operations Research Game Theory Editor (1975-79)
    Journal of the European Mathematical Society Associate Editor (2000-)
    Journal of Economic Theory Associate Editor (1974-79)

Author of books:
Values of Non-Atomic Games (1974, with L. S. Shapley)
What Is Game Theory Trying to Accomplish? (1985)
Lectures on Game Theory (1989)
Repeated Games with Incomplete Information (1995, with M. Maschler)
Collected Papers (2000, 2 vols.)

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