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In Memoriam: Martin Shubik (1926-2018)

Martin Shubik, he of the Shapley-Shubik assignment game, and the Shapley-Shubik power index passed away on Wednesday August 24, 2018. As he passed into the `seventh age’ of man he suffered a progressive muscle disorder characterized by muscle inflammation, weakness, and atrophy (wasting). Born in England, he was the middle of three remarkable children. His […]

Postdoc Position Technical University of Munich (deadline April 30th 2018)

The Technical University of Munich (Germany) is looking for PhD students and post-docs working in a new project on randomized collective choice led by Prof. Felix Brandt. Prospective candidates should have the ability to work rigorously on well-defined problems and be enthusiastic about being involved in a new and dynamic area of research. They will assist in teaching courses […]

Postdoc positions at Game Theory Lab in St.Petersburg, Russia (deadline: February 15, 2018)

The Higher School of Economics International Laboratory of Game Theory and Decision Making in St.Petersburg, Russia invites applications for postdoctoral research positions in the fields of Game Theory, Computational Economics, and Discrete Mathematics. The job involves: — working under the direct supervision of Prof. Herve Moulin, lab’s academic supervisor, — participants are encouraged to pursue their own […]

Kreps, Milgrom and Wilson win John J. Carty Award

David M. Kreps, Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson, familiar names to members of the Society, were awarded the US National Academy of Sciences John J. Carty award for the advancement of science. The citation reads, in part: Kreps and Wilson provided a framework, known as sequential equilibrium, for modeling dynamic effects in economics. All three […]