For his pioneering analysis of equilibrium in the theory of non cooperative games
Affiliation at the time of Award
1 games that now is called Introduced the distinction between cooperative games, in which binding agreements can be made, and non cooperative games, where binding agreements are not feasible. Developed an equilibrium concept for non co-operative Nash equilibrium.
1 Equilibrium points in N person games(1950)
2 The bargaining problem (1950)
3 Non- cooperative games(1951)
4 Two person cooperative games (1953