In this episode of Luohan On Air, we have teamed up with the Tech for Inclusion Program to bring you Eric Maskin, who is currently the Adams University Professor and Professor of Economics and Mathematics at Harvard and an Academic Committee Member of Luohan Academy. He has made contributions to game theory, contract theory, social choice theory, political economy, and other areas of economics. In this episode, we will discuss how new age economics such as Mechanism Design can help defeat and recover from coronavirus. Remember to set a reminder on Youtube!
The winner of the 2007 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics, Eric S. Maskin, shared with the University of Minnesota’s Leonid Hurwicz and University of Chicago’s Roger Myerson, for laying the foundations of mechanism design theory. Maskin has made contributions to game theory, contract theory, social choice theory, political economy, voting theory, and other areas of economics. He is well known for his papers on mechanism design, implementation theory, and dynamic game theory. His current research projects include comparing different electoral rules, examining the causes of inequality, and studying coalition formation.
Chen Long, a former chief strategy officer at Ant Financial, is Director of Luohan Academy, Executive Provost of the Hupan School of Entrepreneurship, Chairman of Alibaba’s Research Council, and a member of the International Monetary Fund's FinTech Advisory Group.