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Guoqiang Tian

Guoqiang Tian
Alfred F. Chalk Professor of Economics
Areas of Speciality
  • Microeconomic Theory
  • LASB (formerly TTI) 256
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Dr. Guoqiang Tian, Alfred F. Chalk Professor of Economics, is an economic theorist with broad theoretical interests focusing on mechanism design theory, game theory, auction theory, matching theory, mathematical economics, economic transition and Chinese economy. He is currently working on mechanism design in various settings including optimal and dynamic contract design, the existence of Nash equilibrium in discontinuous games, auction with participant costs, matching issues, full characterization on fixed-point theorems and related theorems, and China’s reform. Professor Tian is a recent recipient of the Sun Yefang Award — the highest honor in economic science in China for his book “China’s Reform: History, Logic and Future.”  He serves as the Chief Editor of Frontiers of Economics in China and Co-editor of Annals of Economics and Finance.