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).


Selected 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

  • Bergemann, Dirk; Morris, Stephen: Robust Predictions in Games With Incomplete Information. Econometrica 81 (4), 2013, 1251-1308.
  • Bergemann, Dirk; Schlag, Karl: Robust monopoly pricing. Journal of Economic Theory 146 (6), 2011, 2527-2543
  • Bergemann, Dirk; Bonatti, Alessandro: Targeting in advertising markets: implications for offline versus online media. The RAND Journal of Economics 42 (3), 2011, 417-443.
  • Bergemann, Dirk; Välimäki, Juuso: The Dynamic Pivot Mechanism. Econometrica 78 (2), 2010, 771-789
  • Bergemann, Dirk; Morris, Stephen: Robust Implementation in Direct Mechanisms. Review of Economic Studies 76 (4), 2009, 1175-1204.
  • Bergemann, Dirk; Pesendorfer, Martin: Information structures in optimal auctions. Journal of Economic Theory 137 (1), 2007, 580-609.
  • Bergemann, Dirk; Välimäki, Juuso: Dynamic Pricing of New Experience Goods. Journal of Political Economy 114 (4), 2006, 713-743.
  • Bergemann, Dirk; Morris, Stephen: Robust Mechanism Design. Econometrica 73 (6), 2005, 1771-1813.
  • Bergemann, Dirk; Hege, Ulrich: The Financing of Innovation: Learning and Stopping. The RAND Journal of Economics 36 (4), 2005, 719-752.
  • Bergemann, Dirk; Valimaki, Juuso: Information Acquisition and Efficient Mechanism Design. Econometrica 70 (3), 2002, 1007-1033.
  • Bergemann, Dirk; Valimaki, Juuso: Experimentation in Markets. Review of Economic Studies 67 (2), 2000, 213-234.
  • Bergemann, Dirk; Hege, Ulrich: Dynamic venture capital financing, moral hazard, and learning. Journal of Banking {&} Finance 22 (6), 1998, 703-735.
  • Bergemann, Dirk; Valimaki, Juuso: Learning and Strategic Pricing. Econometrica 64 (5), 1996, 1125.

Publications as TUM-IAS-Fellow

2017

  • Bergemann, Dirk; Brooks, Benjamin; Morris, Stephen: First-Price Auctions With General Information Structures: Implications for Bidding and Revenue. Econometrica 85 (1), 2017, 107-143 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Bergemann, Dirk; Morris, Stephen: Belief-free rationalizability and informational robustness. Games and Economic Behavior 104, 2017, 744-759 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Bergemann, Dirk; Morris, Stephen; Takahashi, Satoru: Interdependent preferences and strategic distinguishability. Journal of Economic Theory 168, 2017, 329-371 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )

2016

  • Bergemann, Dirk; Morris, Stephen: Information Design, Bayesian Persuasion, and Bayes Correlated Equilibrium. American Economic Review 106 (5), 2016, 586-591 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Bergemann, Dirk; Morris, Stephen: Bayes correlated equilibrium and the comparison of information structures in games. Theoretical Economics 11 (2), 2016, 487-522 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )