Keynote Speaker 2019
Eyal Winter is the Andrews and Elizabeth Brunner Professor of Economics at Lancaster University, specializing in Game Theory, Behavioral Economics, Decision‐ Making. He is also the Silverzweig Professor of Economics at the Center of the Study of Rationality at the Hebrew University (and a former director of the center). He was awarded the Humboldt Prize for excellence in research by the German government in 2011. He is an elected council member of the International Game Theory Society, and an elected fellow of the Economic Theory Society. He held senior positions at Washington University, University of Manchester and the European University Institute, and was invited to present his research works at more than 160 universities in 30 countries. His book "Feeling Smart” appeared in seven languages, and was endorsed by seven Nobel laureates. Winter published in leading journals in Economics and Social Sciences including Econometrica, AER, ReStud, APSR, JET, Management Science, Psy Science. His press essays appeared in Time Magazine, Forbes, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Guardian, the Independent, Jewish Chronicle, The Conversation, Haartz and more. He has advised governments, corporations and NGOs on game theory, behavioral economics and decision‐making.