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Beautiful Game Theory, Beautiful Economics - Ph.D. Seminar with Ignacio Palacios-Huerta

We are happy to announce that Ignacio Palacios-Huerta, Professor of Managerial Economics and Strategy at the London School of Economics, will be visiting our department to teach a Ph.D. Seminar on "Beautiful Game Theory, Beautiful Economics".

Ph.D. students and advanced Master's students are welcome to apply here.

About the lecturer:

Ignacio Palacios-Huerta has been a Professor of Management since 2007. Prior to joining LSE, he was Assistant Professor and Full Professor of Economics at Brown University, Assistant Professor at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, Visiting Professor at the University of Chicago, and National Fellow at the Hoover Institution of Stanford University.

Professor Palacios-Huerta has published in world leading journals in Economics such as the American Economic Review, Econometrica, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Public Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, and others.

Professor Palacios-Huerta's two most recents books are: Beautiful Game Theory, published in 2014 by Princeton University Press (translated into French and Chinese), and In 100 Years: Leading Economists Predict the Future, published by MIT Press in 2013 and translated into French, Korean, Japanese, Chinese and Polish.

Professor Palacios-Huerta's research mainly focuses on identifying and studying novel questions concerning individual and aggregate human behavior, including strategic behaviour in competitive settings, human preferences, incentives and human capital, among others.