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Avinash K. Dixit

AKA Avinash Kamalakar Dixit

Born: 6-Aug-1944
Birthplace: Bombay, India

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Asian/Indian
Occupation: Economist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Investment Under Uncertainty

    University: BSc Mathematics and Physics, Bombay University (1963)
    University: BA Mathematics, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge University (1965)
    University: PhD Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1968)
    Lecturer: Balliol College, Oxford University (1970-74)
    Professor: Economics, University of Warwick (1974-80)
    Professor: Economics, Princeton University (1981-89)
    Professor: John J. F. Sherrerd Professor of Economics, Princeton University (1989-2010)

    American Academy of Arts and Sciences 1992
    American Economic Association President (2008)
    American Philosophical Society 2010
    Econometric Society President (2001)
    National Academy of Sciences 2005
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1991
    Naturalized US Citizen

Author of books:
Optimization in Economic Theory (1976, economics)
The Theory of Equilibrium Growth (1976, economics)
Theory of International Trade: A Dual, General Equilibrium Approach (1980, economics)
Thinking Strategically: The Competitive Edge in Business, Politics and Everyday Life (1991, business)
Investment Under Uncertainty (1994, economics)
The Making of Economic Policy: A Transaction-Cost Politics Perspective (1998, economics)
Games of Strategy (1999, mathematics)
Lawlessness and Economics: Alternative Modes of Governance (2004, economics)
The Art of Strategy: A Game Theorist's Guide to Success in Business and Life (2008, business)
Microeconomics: A Very Short Introduction (2014, economics)

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