Local Agency Costs of Political Centralization

Jun 3, 2015
Roger Myerson

"Local Agency Costs of Political Centralization"

Professor Roger Myerson (University of Chicago) delivered the 33rd Barcelona GSE Lecture, "Local Agency Costs of Political Centralization," at Banc Sabadell on June 3, 2015.

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About our speaker

Roger Myerson is the Glen A. Lloyd Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago. He has made seminal contributions to the fields of economics and political science. He was awarded the 2007 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in recognition of his contributions to mechanism design theory, which analyzes rules for coordinating economic agents efficiently when they have different information and difficulty trusting each other. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Sciences, and the Council on Foreign Relations.