Tomas Sjöström

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Tomas Sjöström is a Professor of Economics at Rutgers.  He did his 
undergraduate studies in Stockholm and received his Ph.D. from the 
University of Rochester. He taught at Harvard and Penn State before moving 
to Rutgers in 2004. He is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences 
and a member of the economics Nobel prize committee.  His early work was on 
the topic of mechanism design (a mathematical analysis of social 
institutions). Currently, he is asking "Why is there war rather than peace" 
and "How does the brain work"?

Selected Publications