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Martin J. Osborne

Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. (Stanford, 1979), B.A. (Cambridge, 1975)
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Research fields: Microeconomic theory, Political economy

Selected research

  • Martin J. Osborne and Matthew Turner, "Cost benefit analyses versus referenda", Journal of Political Economy 118 (1) (2010), 156–187.
  • Martin J. Osborne, An Introduction to Game Theory, Oxford University Press, New York, 2003.
  • Martin J. Osborne, Jeffrey S. Rosenthal, Matthew Turner, "Meetings with Costly Participation", American Economic Review 90 (4) (2000), 927–943. (Freely available.)
  • Martin J. Osborne and Ariel Rubinstein, "Games with Procedurally Rational Players", American Economic Review 88 (1998), 834–847. (Freely available.)
  • Martin J. Osborne and Al Slivinski, "A Model of Political Competition with Citizen-Candidates", Quarterly Journal of Economics 111 (1996), 65–96. (Freely available.)
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Honors and awards

  • Economic Theory Fellow, Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory, 2011.
  • U of T Alumni Association Faculty Award, 2008.
  • Fellow of the Econometric Society, 2003.
Last updated on May 16, 2024