Douglas Bernheim (Stanford)
B. Douglas Bernheim is an American professor of Economics, currently the Edward Ames Edmunds Professor of Economics at Stanford University; his previous academic appointments have included an endowed chair in Economics and Business Policy at Princeton University and an endowed chair in Insurance and Risk Management at Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Department of Finance. He has published many articles in academic journals, and has received a number of awards recognizing his contributions to the field of economics.
Oskar Morgenstern’s vision of the need for a new economic science that deals with strategies and coalitions gave birth to game theory. The Oskar Morgenstern Lecture, given at each World Congress of the Game Theory Society, honors an individual who has made important contributions in game theory with significant economic content.