Competition Economics Academic Affiliate Philip Reny elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Competition Economics’ Academic Affiliate Philip Reny was recently elected to the prestigious American Academy of Art and Sciences. The American Academy is one of the nation’s most esteemed honorary societies, in addition to being a leading center for independent policy research. Philip Reny was elected among 196 other new members, which included winners of the Nobel Prize and the Pulitzer Prize as well as the MacArthur and Guggenheim Fellowships. The new members are recognized for leadership in their fields and as having made a distinct contribution to the nation and the world.
Philip J. Reny is a Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago. His primary research is in game theory and auctions as well as information aggregation and the theory of mechanism design, while his current research interests focus on the existence of Nash equilibrium in discontinuous games. He is the author of numerous articles on these topics, which have been published in leading economics journals, and he is co-author of the book “Advanced Microeconomic Theory” (Addison-Wesley-Longman). Professor Reny is a Fellow of the Econometric Society and a charter member of the Game Theory Society. He serves on the editorial boards of Econometrica and the American Economic Review: Microeconomics.

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