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William S. Dietrich II Economic Theory Center


Princeton University and its Economics Department have a distinguished tradition in support of economic theory. The William S. Dietrich II Economic Theory Center at Princeton was formally established in 2008 to support economic theory research and its dissemination through the support of short and long term visitors, conferences and other activities. 


Princeton saddened over deaths of John and Alicia Nash

The University community is "stunned and saddened" upon hearing news reports that Princeton mathematician John Nash and his wife, Alicia, were killed in a traffic accident.  Nash won the Nobel Prize in economics in 1994 for his work in game theory.  More>>

John Nash was honored at a conference hosted by the Economics Department for his 80th birthday in 2008.  More>>