Prof. Sergiu Hart of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem will be awarded the Israel Prize for economic research and statistics, the Education Ministry announced on Thursday.
Education Minister Naftali Bennett approved the recommendation of the prize committee headed by Prof. Yoav Benjamini.
In its decision, the prize committee called Prof. Hart – a former president of the World Association of Game Theory and member of the Academy of Sciences of Israel, Europe and the United States – one of the world’s leading economists.
“Prof. Hart specializes in the field of game theory and its comprehensive implications in various economic fields. Among ...