Thursday, April 26, 2007

First woman to win Clark Medal

36 year old Susan Athey of Harvard University is the first woman to win the Clark medal for economists below 40. Her most cited paper is Single Crossing Properties and the Existence of Pure Strategy Equilibria in Games of Incomplete Information Econometrica, Vol. 69, No. 4 (Jul., 2001). This paper analyzes a class of games of incomplete information where each agent has private information about her own type, and the types are drawn from an atomless joint probability distribution

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