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Robert Aumann
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Born
Robert John Aumann

8 June 1930 (1930-06-08) (age 90)
Nationality Israel, United States
Alma mater Massachusetts Institute of Technology
City College of New York
Awards Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics, John von Neumann Theory Prize, Harvey Prize in Science and Technology, Israel Prize for Economical Research
Scientific career
Fields Mathematical economics
Game theory
Influences George Whitehead, Jr.

Robert John Aumann (Hebrew name: ישראל אומן, Yisrael Aumann; born June 8, 1930) is an Israeli-American mathematician and economist. He is a member of the United States National Academy of Sciences.

He is specialized in mathematical economics and game theory. Aumann won the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2005 for his work on conflict through game-theory analysis. He shared the prize with Thomas Schelling.



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