"On the Theory of Perfect Competition"

Andreu Mas-Colell
Harvard University

Andreu Mas-Colell has served as professor of economics at Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, Spain, since 1995. He completed his undergraduate education at the University of Barcelona and the Universidad de Valladolid in Spain. He came to the United States in 1968 to do graduate work, earning a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota in 1972. Before joining the faculty as professor of economics at Harvard from 1981 to 1995, he was on the economics and mathematics faculties at the University of California at Berkeley.

Professor Mas-Colell is a Fellow of the Econometric Society and has been a member of its council; he is or has been an associate editor of Econometrica, the Journal of Mathematical Economics, the Journal of Economic Theory, the journal Games and Economic Behavior, and the SIAM Journal of Applied Mathematics. He is coauthor of the textbook Microeconomic Theory (1995). He has published more than 60 articles on economic theory and mathematical economics.

*This biography was taken from Frontiers of Research in Economic Theory: The Nancy L. Schwartz Memorial Lectures, 1983-1997