Sjöström, Tomas

Position: Professor of Economics
Specialty: Game Theory, International Relations, Neuroeconomics
Location: New Jersey Hall 301C



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