John Nachbar

John Nachbar

Professor of Economics
Director of Undergraduate Studies in Economics
Member of the Master Program Management Committee
PhD, Harvard University
research interests:
  • Economic Theory
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    • Department of Economics
    • MSC 1208‐228‐308
    • Washington University in St. Louis
    • One Brookings Drive
    • St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
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    Professor Nachbar is a microeconomic theorist with research interests in game theory and general equilibrium theory.

    Nachbar came to Washington University in 1990, following two years at RAND. He is a Fellow of the Econometric Society and of the Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory.

      Selected Publications

      "Beliefs in Repeated Games,"  Econometrica, 2005, volume 73, pp. 459-480.

      "General Equilibrium Comparative Statics."  Econometrica,  2002, volume 70, pp. 2065-2074.

      "Prediction, Optimization, and Learning in Repeated Games."  Econometrica, 1997, volume 65, pp 275-309.

      "'Evolutionary' Selection Dynamics in Games: Convergence and Limit Properties." International Journal of Game Theory, 1990, volume 19, pp 59-89.


      2011-present. Fellow of the Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory

      2009-present.  Fellow of the Econometric Society

      2007-2008. Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award