Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in

Organizational Economics and Management Education

06/07/2003 10:00 AM Wong
Robert Gibbons, Sloan Distinguished Professor of Organizational Economics and Strategy;

Description: Robert Gibbons' field is organizational design and performance. He specializes in the idea of relational, or unwritten contracts, which frequently arise between allied firms. His book Game Theory for Applied Economists (Princeton University Press, 1992) is widely used in graduate economic programs and has been translated into Chinese, Italian, Japanese and Spanish. His scholarly papers include "Cheap Talk Can Matter in Bargaining," "Layoffs and Lemons" and the forthcoming "Team Theory, Garbage Cans, and Real Organizations: Some History and Prospects of Economic Research on Decision-Making in Organizations." Gibbons received a B.A. from Harvard, the M. Phil. from Cambridge University, and the Ph.D. from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

About the Speaker(s): Robert Gibbons' field is organizational design and performance. He specializes in the idea of relational, or unwritten contracts, which frequently arise between allied firms. His book Game Theory for Applied Economists (Princeton University Press, 1992) is widely used in graduate economic programs and has been translated into Chinese, Italian, Japanese and Spanish. His scholarly papers include "Cheap Talk Can Matter in Bargaining," "Layoffs and Lemons" and the forthcoming "Team Theory, Garbage Cans, and Real Organizations: Some History and Prospects of Economic Research on Decision-Making in Organizations." Gibbons received a B.A. from Harvard, the M. Phil. from Cambridge University, and the Ph.D. from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

Host(s): Sloan School of Management, MIT Sloan School of Management

Tape #: 16606

Comments (0)

It looks like no one has posted a comment yet. You can be the first!

You need to log in, in order to post comments.

MIT World — special events and lectures

MIT World — special events and lectures

Category: Events | Updated over 1 year ago

Created
December 12, 2011 17:54
Category
Tags
License
All Rights Reserved (What is this?)
Additional Files


Viewed
4886 times

More from MIT World — special events and lectures

Automotive Lightweighting as a Strategic Opportunity for India's Automotive Industry

Automotive Lightweighting as a Stra...

Added over 5 years ago | 01:08:00 | 14712 views

The State of Drupal

The State of Drupal

Added over 5 years ago | 01:07:00 | 9689 views

A Volume Control for the Sense of Smell

A Volume Control for the Sense of S...

Added over 5 years ago | 00:51:19 | 4415 views

Lunch with a Laureate: Robert Horvitz

Lunch with a Laureate: Robert Horvitz

Added over 5 years ago | 01:01:00 | 14771 views

The Future of Corporate Governance

The Future of Corporate Governance

Added over 5 years ago | 01:25:00 | 5360 views

Global Resources and the Built Environment

Global Resources and the Built Envi...

Added over 5 years ago | 00:56:46 | 5103 views