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Alvaro Sandroni Named E.D. Howard Chair in Political Economy

The expert in market selection and rational learning has received four NSF grants

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December 11, 2009

EVANSTON, Ill. --- Alvaro Sandroni, professor of managerial economics and decision sciences in the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern, has been named the E.D. Howard Chair in Political Economy.

Sandroni is considered an expert in market selection and rational learning. His research interests include behavioral sciences, strategic forecasting, economic theory, game theory, political science and general equilibrium theory. He is widely published in the top journals of his field, including American Political Science Review, American Economic Review and Econometrica. He has received four National Science Foundation grants for behavioral science research.

Sandroni co-authored the book "Managerial Statistics: A Case-Based Approach" in 2005 and serves on the editorial board of the journals Economic Theory and the International Journal of Game Theory. He received the 2003 Stanley Reiter Best Paper Award and the Hiram C. Haney Fellowship Award in Economics at the University of Pennsylvania.

Sandroni was a member of Northwestern's faculty from 1996 to 2007 and rejoined in 2009 after serving as a professor of economics at the University of Pennsylvania.