About the speaker
Stephen Morris is the Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of Economics at Princeton University. He is a faculty member of the Department of Economics, the founding and current director of the William S. Dietrich Economic Theory Center and an affiliate of the Bendheim Center of Finance and the Research Program in Political Economy. Morris received his Ph.D. from Yale University in 1991 and was previously a faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania and Yale University and will be moving to the M.I.T. in July 2019.
His research focuses foundations and applications of game theory and mechanism design, and in particular the role of incomplete information. Applications include finance, auctions, macroeconomics and political economy.
He is a former Sloan Research Fellow, a Fellow of the Econometric Society, and an elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He served as editor of Econometrica from 2007-2011 and is currently the President of the Econometric Society.