The Leitner Program Political Economy Seminar Series presents
Navin Kartik, Professor of Economics, Columbia University.
His main areas of research are in microeconomic theory and political economy, specifically on topics in game theory and information economics.
He received his B.A. in Economics and Mathematics from Brandeis University in 1999 and his Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University in 2004. Prior to joining Columbia in 2008, he was on the faculty of UC San Diego. He has been a visitor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and Yale University. In 2010, he was awarded a Sloan Research Fellowship by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation “to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise”. He has received multiple grants from the National Science Foundation, and multiple teaching and Ph.D. advising awards. His research has been published by the best economics journals such as the American Economic Review, Econometrica, the Journal of Political Economy, and the Review of Economic Studies. He currently serves on the editorial boards of a number of journals, including the American Economic Review and the Review of Economic Studies.