Eddie Dekel

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Eddie Dekel (born September 28, 1958) is an American economist. He is a Professor at Northwestern University and Tel Aviv University. [1] His fields of research include game theory and decision theory.

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Born in New York City, Dekel studied economics and statistics at Tel Aviv University before earning a PhD in economics from Harvard University under supervision of Andreu Mas-Colell.

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In 1996, he was elected a Fellow of the Econometric Society. [2]

1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1996th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 996th year of the 2nd millennium, the 96th year of the 20th century, and the 7th year of the 1990s decade.

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  1. https://www.economics.northwestern.edu/people/directory/eddie-dekel.html
  2. "1996 Election of Fellows to the Econometric Society". Econometrica . 65 (3): 702. May 1997. JSTOR   2171763.