Portrait

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.

      Office Address:
      Littauer Center, Room 312
      1805 Cambridge Street
      Email: emaskin@fas.harvard.edu
      Tel: 617-495-1746
      Fax: 617-495-7730

      Office Hours:
      Tuesdays 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

      Staff Support: Samantha Webb
      Littauer Center, Room 307
      1805 Cambridge Street
      Email: swebb@fas.harvard.edu
      Tel: 617-495-4434
      Fax: 617-495-7730