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  • Aumann, Robert J.

    (Hebrew University)


Being awarded the Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel is a beautiful, fairy-tale experience, from beginning to end. It is not, however, conducive to research, writing, teaching, or indeed to any ordinary academic work. Instead, one is besieged by hundreds â indeed thousands â of demands to appear and speak at events and congresses, many of which have nothing at all to do with science, to underwrite good (and less good) causes, to sign and send autographs, to be photographed, to be interviewed, etc., etc., etc.

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  • Aumann, Robert J., 2006. "Autobiography," Nobel Prize in Economics documents 2005-3, Nobel Prize Committee.
  • Handle: RePEc:ris:nobelp:2005_003

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    7. Hart, Sergiu, 2005. "An Interview With Robert Aumann," Macroeconomic Dynamics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 9(05), pages 683-740, November.
    8. Friedman, James W, 1979. "Non-Cooperative Equilibria for Exit Supergames," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 20(1), pages 147-156, February.
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    • C70 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - General


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