Dirk Bergemann

Fellowship
Hans Fischer Senior Fellow

Institution
Yale University

Department
Economics

Hosts
Martin Bichler and Felix Brandt

Focus Group
Information, Interaction and Mechanism Design

Short CV

Dirk Bergemann is the Douglass and Marion Campbell Professor of Economics at Yale University. Dirk received his Vordiplom in economics at J.W. Goethe University in Frankfurt in 1989 and his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1994. Dirk Bergemann joined Yale in 1995 as an assistant professor, having previously served as a faculty member at Princeton University. He has been affiliated with the Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics at Yale since 1996 and is a fellow of the Econometric Society since 2007. His research is concerned with game theory, contract theory and mechanism design. His research has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, the Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship and the German National Science Foundation. Dirk Bergemann is the Chair of the Department of Economics at Yale since 2013 and a co‐editor of Econometrica since 2014.

At TUM, Dirk Bergemann is hosted by the Chair of Decision Science and Systems (Prof. Martin Bichler and Prof. Felix Brandt).

Awards

2003 – 2004 DFG Mercator Research Professor, University of Munich

2012 – present Fellow, European Economic Association

2007 – present Fellow, Econometric Society

2014 – 2015 Google Faculty Fellowship

2012 – 2015 National Science Foundation Research Grant, (ICES 1215808 with S. Morris)

2009 – 2012 National Science Foundation Research Grant, (SES 0851200 with S. Morris)

2008 Best Advisor Award, Department of Economics, Yale University

2005 – 2008 National Science Foundation Research Grant, (SES 0518929 with S. Morris)

2004 – 2008 National Science Foundation Research Grant (CNS 0428422)

2003 – 2004 DFG Mercator Research Professorship

2002 Best Teacher Award, Department of Economics, Yale University

2001 – 2004 National Science Foundation Research Grant, (SES 0095321 with S. Morris)

1999 – 2000 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship

1997 – 2000 National Science Foundation Research Grant, (SBE 9709887)

Research Interests

  • Game theory
  • Industrial organization
  • Learning and information acquisition in markets
  • Dynamic contracts

Selected Publications

2013

  • Bergemann, Dirk; Morris, Stephen: Robust Predictions in Games With Incomplete Information. Econometrica 81 (4), 2013, 1251--1308 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )

2011

  • Bergemann, Dirk; Bonatti, Alessandro: Targeting in advertising markets: implications for offline versus online media. The RAND Journal of Economics 42 (3), 2011, 417--443 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Bergemann, Dirk; Schlag, Karl: Robust monopoly pricing. Journal of Economic Theory 146 (6), 2011, 2527--2543 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )

2010

2009

  • Bergemann, Dirk; Morris, Stephen: Robust Implementation in Direct Mechanisms. Review of Economic Studies 76 (4), 2009, 1175--1204 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )

2007

  • Bergemann, Dirk; Pesendorfer, Martin: Information structures in optimal auctions. Journal of Economic Theory 137 (1), 2007, 580--609 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )

2006

  • Bergemann, Dirk; Välimäki, Juuso: Dynamic Pricing of New Experience Goods. Journal of Political Economy 114 (4), 2006, 713--743 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )

2005

2002

  • Bergemann, Dirk; Valimaki, Juuso: Information Acquisition and Efficient Mechanism Design. Econometrica 70 (3), 2002, 1007--1033 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )

2000

1998

  • Bergemann, Dirk; Hege, Ulrich: Dynamic venture capital financing, moral hazard, and learning. Journal of Banking {&} Finance 22 (6), 1998, 703--735 more… BibTeX

1996