Ariel Rubinstein is the Salzberg Chair professor of economics at Tel-Aviv University, where he has been teaching since 1990, and a professor of economics at Princeton University, where he has been teaching since 1991. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the Hebrew University in 1979, with earlier degrees in mathematics and economics from the same institution. His past teaching and research affiliations include The Hebrew University, Nuffield College (Oxford), the London School of Economics, the University of Chicago, the University of Pennsylvania, Columbia University, New York University, and the Russell-Sage Foundation.
Professor Rubinstein is a Fellow of the Israeli Academy of Sciences and of the Econometric Society, and a foreign honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the American Economic Association. He has delivered major invited lectures at universities and congresses around the world including the Walras-Bowley Lecture of the Econometric Society, and has served as editor for a large number of publications including Econometrica, Journal of Economic Theory, Review of Economic Studies, and Games and Economic Behavior.
An author of three books and over fifty research papers, Professor Rubinstein is one of the world's leading researchers in the areas of economics and game theory. He has done path-breaking work on dynamic strategic interaction, bargaining, interactive epistemology, and bounded rationality, and his papers are published in the leading journals of economics, decision theory, and applied mathematics.