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Professor Oliver Hart Lecture - Incomplete Contracts and Control

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Professor Oliver Hart Lecture - Incomplete Contracts and Control

We are pleased to announce that Economics alumnus and Nobel Prize winner, Professor Oliver Hart will be visiting the Department on Wed 17 May, 6pm.

Professor Oliver Hart is currently the Andrew E Furer Professor of Economics at Harvard University, where he has taught since 1993. Born in Britain, he gained a BA in Mathematics at King's College, Cambridge in 1969, an MA in Economics at Warwick in 1972, and a PhD in Economics at Princeton University in 1974. The University awarded Professor Hart an honorary degree in 2012.

Professor Hart is an expert on contract theory, theory of the firm, corporate finance, law and economics and his research centres on the roles that ownership structure and contractual arrangements play in the governance and boundaries of corporations.

He is the 2016 co-recipient of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel.

Join us for his lecture on Wednesday 17 May at 6-7pm, in the Oculus building, room OC1.05 (please note that this is changed from room IMC0.02) - ‘Incomplete Contracts and Control’, which is a version of his Nobel Prize Lecture, originally delivered on 8 December 2016 at the Aula Magna, Stockholm University.

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