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John Harsanyi

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John Harsanyi
Born
Harsányi János Károly

(1920-05-29)May 29, 1920
DiedAugust 9, 2000(2000-08-09) (aged 80)
NationalityHungary
United States
Alma materUniversity of Lyon
University of Budapest
University of Sydney
Stanford University
Known forBayesian games
Utilitarian ethics
Equilibrium selection
Spouse(s)Anne Klauber
AwardsNobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (1994)

First prize in Eötvös mathematics competition

John von Neumann Award
Scientific career
FieldsEconomics
InstitutionsUniversity of California, Berkeley
Wayne State University
Australian National University
University of Queensland
Doctoral advisorKenneth Arrow
InfluencedKenneth Binmore

John Charles Harsanyi (Hungarian: Harsányi János Károly; May 29, 1920 – August 9, 2000) was a Hungarian economist.

He is best known for his study of game theory.[1] With John Nash and Reinhard Selten, they won the 1994 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.

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  1. "Economics Faculty Directory". emlab.Berkeley.edu. Archived from the original on November 23, 2007. Retrieved December 2, 2017.

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