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2019 SPEAKERS 

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Luis Cabral

Luis Cabral is currently the Paganelli-Bull Professor of Economics and International Business, as well as Chair of the Economics Department, both at NYU's Stern School of Business. He received a B.S. in Economics from the Catholic University of Portugal in 1983, an M.Sc. in Economics from Universidade Nova de Lisboa in 1985, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University in 1989. He is a prominent scholar in the fields of Industrial Organization. He taught at the London Business School, Berkeley, Yale, NYU and IESE. His research is focused on the dynamics of firm competition, both from the antitrust and from the strategy perspectives. His research topics include networks and network effects; corporate reputation; and a focus on media and entertainment industries. In addition to numerous journal articles, he is the author of Introduction to Industrial Organization (MIT Press, 2000), a textbook translated and adopted by universities in dozens of countries worldwide. He consulted with a variety of organizations (firms, universities, governments, tax and law enforcement agencies, even sports teams) on a variety of economics issues. He was a leading expert witness in the Airbus-Boeing WTO disputes. From 2004-2009, he was a member of European Commission President Barroso's Group of Economic Policy Analysis (a group of 12 members).

 

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Eric Maskin

Eric Maskin is the Adams University Professor at Harvard. He has made contributions to game theory, contract theory, social choice theory, political economy, and other areas of economics.

He received his A.B. and Ph.D from Harvard and was a postdoctoral fellow at Jesus College, Cambridge University. He was a faculty member at MIT from 1977-1984, Harvard from 1985-2000, and the Institute for Advanced Study from 2000-2011. He rejoined the Harvard faculty in 2012. In 2007, he was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics (with L. Hurwicz and R. Myerson) for laying the foundations of mechanism design theory. His current research projects include comparing different electoral rules, examining the causes of inequality, and studying coalition formation. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Econometric Society, and the European Economic Association, and a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy. He was president of the Econometric Society in 2003. In September 2017, Maskin received the title of HEC Paris Honoris Causa Professor.

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Andrew Schotter

Andrew Schotter is currently a Professor of Economics at New York University and the Director of the Center for Experimental Social Science (C.E.S.S.). He has completed a B.S. in economics at Cornell University in 1969. Then he gained an M.A. degree in 1971 at New York University, where he also earned his doctorate in economics in 1973. Prof. Schotter has held a number of visiting professorships abroad, and has been the President of the Economic Science Association between 1999 and 2001. Andrew Schotter has made major contributions in the study of game theory in the context of experimental economics, microeconomics, and mathematical theories. His work has been published in top scientific journals, such as Econometrica, Journal of Economic Theory, Games and Economic Behavior, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Economic Theory, Journal of Political Economy, American Economic Review, among others. He has also authored influential books in the field of Economic Theory. He is an Associate Editor of Management Science, Econometrica and Games and Economic Behavior.