Stanley Reiter
Stanley Reiter

MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS & DECISION SCIENCES
Professor Emeritus of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences

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Stanley Reiter is Professor Emeritus of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences, Economics, and Mathematics. He is one of the pioneers in the application of mathematical methods to the study of operations and a leader in the field of mechanism design. For his contributions he was elected a Fellow of the Econometric Society (1970), the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1983), and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1996).

During his tenure at the school, he helped found and shape the Department of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences. In 1971, he founded the Center for Mathematical Studies in Economics and Management Science, which became a hotbed for research in economic theory and operations research.

Professor Reiter is the author of four books and dozens of peer reviewed articles. His latest book is Designing Economic Mechanisms (Cambridge University Press, 2006), co-authored with long time collaborator Leo Hurwicz.

Prior to his appointment at Northwestern, he served as professor of economics and mathematics at Purdue University (1954-1967) and worked in the Cowles Commission for Research in Economics (1948-1950). He received his PhD in economics from the University of Chicago.

In 2002, to honor Professor Reiter's commitment to research excellence, Kellogg established the Stanley Reiter Best Paper Award, bestowed upon a member of the faculty who has published a paper deemed "best" over the preceding four years. While Professor Reiter retired in 2007, he remains an active scholar.

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Education
PhD, 1955, Economics, University of Chicago
MA, 1950, Economics, University of Chicago
AB, 1947, Economics, Queens College, Honors

Academic Positions
Professor Emeritus of Economics and Mathematics, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Northwestern University, 2007-present
Professor Emeritus of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2007-present
Morrison Professor of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 1978-2007
Morrison Professor of Economics and Mathematics, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Northwestern University, 1978-2007
Director, Center for Mathematical Studies in Economics and Management Science, Kellog School of Management, Northwetsern University, 1974-2007
Visiting Faculty Associate (Winter Quarter), California Institute of Technology, 1984-1985
Senior Member, Institute for Mathematics and Applications, University of Minnesota, 1983-1984
Professor of Economics and Mathematics, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Northwestern University, 1967-1978
Professor of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 1967-1978
Department Chair, Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 1973-1974
Krannert Professor of Economics and Mathematics, Purdue University, 1960-1967
Visiting Fellow, Churchill College, Cambridge University, 1961-1962
Associate Professor of Economics and Mathematics, Purdue University, 1957-1960
Assistant Professor of Economics and Mathematics, Purdue University, 1954-1957
Research Associate, Applied Mathematics and Statistics Laboratory, Stanford University, 1953-1954
Instructor, Department of Economics, Stanford University, 1950-1953
Research Associate, Economics Department Research Project, Office of Naval Research, 1950-1953
Research Associate, Cowles Commission for Research in Economics, University of Chicago, 1949-1950
Instructor, Woodrow Wilson Jr. College, 1948-1949
Research Assistant, Cowles Commission for Research in Economics, University of Chicago, 1948-1949

 
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Articles
Reiter, Stanley and Spiro Maroulis. 2008. Stable Processes of Exchange. Journal of Mathematical Economics. 44(12): 1398-1412.
Reiter, Stanley. 2001. Coordination of Economic Activity: An Example. Review of Economic Design. 6(2): 263-288.
Reiter, Stanley. 2001. Interdependent Preferences and Groups of Agents. Journal of Public Economic Theory. 3(1): 27-67.
Hurwicz, Leonid and Stanley Reiter. 2001. Transversals, systems of distinct representatives, mechanism design, and matching. Review of Economic Design. 6(2): 289-304.
Book Chapters
Reiter, Stanley. 2001. "Knowledge, Discovery and Growth." In Coordination Theory and Collaboration Technology, edited by Gary M. Olson, Thomas W. Malone, John B. Smith, 193-206. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Books
Hurwicz, Leonid and Stanley Reiter. 2006. Designing Economic Mechanisms. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.
Mount, Kenneth and Stanley Reiter. 2002. Computation and Complexity in Economic Behavior and Organization. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

 
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