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Social Design

Essays in Memory of Leonid Hurwicz

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This book contains invited essays in memory of Leonid Hurwicz spanning a large area of economic, social and other sciences where the implementation or enforcement of institutions and rules requires the design of effective mechanisms. The foundations of these articles are set by social choice concepts; game theory; Nash, Bayesian and Walrasian equilibria; complete and incomplete information. Besides in-depth treatments of well-established parts of mechanism and implementation theory, contributions on novel directions deal, for instance, with a quantum approach to game and decision making under uncertainty; digitalization; and the design of block chain for trading. The outstanding competence and reputation of the authors reflect the appreciation of the fundamental contributions and the lasting admiration of the personality and the work of Leonid Hurwicz.

Author Biography

Walter Trockel graduated in Mathematics (1971) at the University of Bonn (Germany). After he had written his dissertation, supervised by Werner Hildenbrand, during a stay at Berkeley in the group of Gerard Debreu, he received his doctoral degree in Economics (1974) from the University of Bonn. He is a Professor Emeritus at the Center of Mathematical Economics (IMW) of Bielefeld University where he had succeeded Reinhard Selten on his chair in Mathematical Economics in 1985. From 2012 to 2017 he was a professor at the Murat Sertel Center for Advanced Economic Studies at Istanbul Bilgi University. He is a Managing Editor of the Springer Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems, and had served in the editorial boards of JME, ET, IGTR, RED and JMID. He is a member of the Advisory Board of RED and a Fellow of the RCGEB at Shandong University, China. Since 2011 he has been a Fellow of the Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory.
Release date NZ
November 14th, 2018
Contributor
Edited by Walter Trockel
Country of Publication
Switzerland
Edition
1st ed. 2018
Illustrations
13 Illustrations, color; 8 Illustrations, black and white; X, 345 p. 21 illus., 13 illus. in color.
Imprint
Springer International Publishing AG
Pages
345
ISBN-13
9783319938080
Product ID
28056180

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