Fathauer Lecture in Political Economy: Eric S. Maskin, Harvard University

Event Date

Thursday, March 9, 2017 -
5:15pm to 7:30pm


Berger Auditorium, McClelland Hall
Eller College of Management, The University of Arizona

Eric S. Maskin
Eric S. Maskin
Adams University Professor, Harvard University

About the Fathauer Lecture in Political Economy

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About the Lecture

Established in 1982 and endowed in 1996 by Isabel and Walter Fathauer, the Lecture brings internationally known scholars to the University of Arizona's Eller College of Management. More than 200 business and community leaders, students, and other community members attend the free public event each year.
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How to Improve Presidential Elections

Eric S. Maskin
Adams University Professor
Harvard University

On Thursday, March 9, 2017 the Eller College will host the annual Fathauer Lecture in Political Economy, featuring Eric S. Maskin, recipient of the 2007 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics, and the Adams University Professor at Harvard University.

The lecture takes place from 5:15 to 6:30 p.m., followed by a reception in McClelland Hall's Estes Atrium.


About Eric S. Maskin

Eric Maskin is Adams University Professor at Harvard. He received the 2007 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics (with L. Hurwicz and R. Myerson) for laying the foundations of mechanism design theory. He also has made contributions to game theory, contract theory, social choice theory, political economy, and other areas of economics.

He received his A.B. and Ph.D from Harvard and was a postdoctoral fellow at Jesus College, Cambridge University. He was a faculty member at MIT from 1977-1984, Harvard from 1985-2000, and the Institute for Advanced Study from 2000-2011. He rejoined the Harvard faculty in 2012.


Thank you for your interest in the Fathauer Lecture in Political Economy. Complete the form below by March 6 to RSVP.

The lecture is free; however, there is a fee for parking in the Park Avenue Garage just west of McClelland Hall.