2005
Robert J Aumann
Picture
(1930 - 0)
Nationality
USA
Area of specialisation
Game Theory
Price Motivation
For having enhanced our understanding of conflict and cooperation through game theory analysis.
Affiliation at the time of Award
University of Jerusalem, centre for rationality Hebrew, Jerusalem, Israel
CONTRIBUTION
1 The first to conduct a full fledged formal analysis of so called infinitely repeated games. His research identified exactly what outcomes can be upheld over time in long run relations (the folk theorem).
PUBLICATIONS
1 Value of Non Automatic Games (1974). 2 Game theory (1981). 3 Lectures on Game theory, underground classics in economics (1989). 4 Repeated Games With Incomplete Information (1995).