The Kellogg Center for Game Theory and Economic Behavior was founded by Kellogg faculty and is managed by a director appointed by the Kellogg dean. Today, the center leads initiatives key to advancing global research within the field.
Nancy L. Schwartz Memorial Lecture Series
The center is editorial office for Games and Economic Behavior, considered the leading journal of game theory and among the top journals in economics. The GEB editorial board includes more than 70 advisory editors from more than 50 universities around the world. It is one of two official journals of the Game Theory Society and evaluates more than 700 academic papers per year.
The center is host to the annual Nancy L. Schwartz Memorial Lecture Series. First held in 1983, the lecture series has featured several prominent economists, including 14 Nobel Prize winners. The 2010 Schwartz Memorial Lecturer, Alvin E. Roth, won the 2012 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences. The 2012 Lecturer, Jean Tirole, won the 2014 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences.
Elucidating the role of information in strategic interactions
Game theory says it’s pure mathematics. But human psychology matters, too.
Ehud Kalai explores the importance of rational learning in game theory.