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Directions in Modeling Bounded Rationality
March 28, 2013Washington, DC

Ariel Rubinstein was born in Jerusalem in 1951. He received his PhD from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem in 1979. He has been a Professor at the Hebrew University and at Princeton and currently is a Professor of Economics at Tel Aviv University and New York University. He has served as the President of the Econometric Society (2004). He is a foreign honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Economic Association and is an Elected Fellow of the Israeli Academy of Sciences. He won the Israel Prize in 2002 and the Nemmers Prize in 2004. He has written 6 books: Bargaining and Markets (with M. Osborne) (1990), A Course in Game Theory (with M. Osborne) (1994), Modeling Bounded Rationality (1998), Economics and Language (2000), Lecture Notes in Microeconomics (2005) and Economic Fables (2012). His main fields of research are Economic Theory, Decision Theory, Models of Bounded Rationality and Game Theory.


The Development Economics Vice Presidency (DEC) launched its lecture series in April 2005 to bring distinguished academics to the Bank to present and discuss new knowledge on development. The purpose of the Lecture Series is to introduce ideas on cutting edge research, challenge and contribute to the Bank's intellectual climate, and reexamine current development theories and practices. The Lectures revisit issues of long-standing concern and explore emerging issues that promise to be central to future development discourse. The Lecture Series reflects DEC’s commitment to intellectual leadership and openness in embracing future challenges to reduce poverty.

The DEC Lecture Series is chaired by Kaushik Basu, Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, and includes a presentation and floor discussion.

Lecture Details
  • Date: March 28, 2013
  • Time: 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
  • Venue: JB1-080