Econometric Society Fellows and Former Executive Committee Members Awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Economics

The Econometric Society would like to congratulate Robert D. Wilson and Paul R. Milgrom, both Fellows of the Econometric Society, for being awarded the Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel.

Robert D. Wilson (Stanford University), elected Fellow of the Society in 1976 and President in 1999, and Paul R. Milgrom (Stanford University), elected Fellow of the Society in 1983 and to the Society's Executive Committee from 2005-2007 and its Council from 2008-2010, were awarded the Nobel Prize for their work on "improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats".

 

Their Econometrica articles will be freely accessible for a limited time:

ECONOMETRICA: JAN 1968, VOLUME 36, ISSUE 1
The Theory of Syndicates
p. 119-132
Robert Wilson

ECONOMETRICA: JUL 1982, VOLUME 50, ISSUE 4
Sequential Equilibria
p. 863-894
David M. Kreps, Robert Wilson

ECONOMETRICA: SEP 1982, VOLUME 50, ISSUE 5
A Theory of Auctions and Competitive Bidding
p. 1089-1122
Paul R. Milgrom, Robert J. Weber

ECONOMETRICA: MAR 1987, VOLUME 55, ISSUE 2
Aggregation and Linearity in the Provision of Intertemporal Incentives
p. 303-328
Bengt Holmstrom, Paul Milgrom

Publication Date: 
Monday, October 12, 2020

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