Cowles Member, Dirk Bergemann, Reappointed Econ Department Chair


Dean of Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Tamar Gendler, announced that Dirk Bergemann has been re-appointed chair of the Department of Economics. His term will be for three years, effective July 1, 2016.  In her message, Dean Gendler said, “I am most grateful that Professor Bergemann has agreed to continue in this important leadership position.”

Bergemann, is the Douglass and Marion Campbell Professor of Economics at Yale University.  He joined Yale in 1995 as an assistant professor, having previously served as a faculty member at Princeton University, and has been affiliated with the Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics at Yale since 1996 and a fellow of the Econometric Society since 2007.

His research is concerned with game theory, contract theory and mechanism design. His research has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, the Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship and the German National Science Foundation.