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Robert Aumann
BornRobert John Aumann
(1930-06-08) 8 June 1930 (age 91)
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
NationalityIsrael, United States
FieldsMathematical economics
Game theory
Alma materMassachusetts Institute of Technology
City College of New York
InfluencesGeorge Whitehead, Jr.
Notable awardsNobel Memorial Prize in Economics, John von Neumann Theory Prize, Harvey Prize in Science and Technology, Israel Prize for Economical Research
This person won a Nobel Prize
Robert John Aumann (Hebrew name: ישראל אומן, Yisrael Aumann; born June 8, 1930) is an Israeli-American mathematician and economist. He is a member of the United States National Academy of Sciences.[1]

He is specialized in mathematical economics and game theory. Aumann won the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2005 for his work on conflict through game-theory analysis. He shared the prize with Thomas Schelling.


  1. Aumann, Robert J. (1976). "Agreeing to Disagree". The Annals of Statistics (Institute of Mathematical Statistics) 4 (6): 1236–1239. doi:10.1214/aos/1176343654 . ISSN 0090-5364 . 

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