Matthew Jackson, Stanford University

Matthew Jackson is the William D. Eberle Professor of Economics at Stanford University. His research areas include microeconomics, game theory, social networks and political economy.

Jackson's current research includes the economics of social networks, the design and properties of political institutions, arms races and war and implementation and mechanism design. His recent book Social and Economic Networks (Princeton, 2008) offers a comprehensive introduction to social and economic networks, drawing on the latest findings in economics, sociology, computer science, physics and mathematics.

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