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Professor Myrna Wooders

Myrna Wooders has worked primarily in the areas of public economic theory and game theory, especially in the interface between the two. Her work, alone and with others, on multijurisdictional economies is well known and widely cited. See, for example, her invited Perspective article for the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, "Multijurisdictional Economies, The Tiebout Hypothesis and Sorting; A Perspective," (September 14, 1999). Professor Wooders has held visiting appointments at Yale University, University of Bonn, CentER for Economic Research (Tilburg), Hebrew University, Centre for Operations Research and Econometrics (Louvain-la-Neuve), the Autonomous University of Barcelona, and California Institute of Technology, among other institutions. Professor Wooders has served on the board of the Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession (CSWEP) of the AEA and as President of the Canadian Women Economists Network. She has organised several scientific conferences and was Program Chair of the 1994 North American Summer Meetings of the Econometric Society. She is a Charter Member of the Game Theory Society. She was also a recipient of the prestigious Connaught Fellowship in the Social Sciences (University of Toronto), holder of a Humbolt Research Award for Foreign Scientists (Germany), and of a research award from the Director General of Universities of Catalunya. Professor Wooders is currently editor and founder (with John Conley) of the Journal of Public Economic Theory. At Warwick, she is also the founder and head of the Warwick Centre for Public Economics.

For more details, see Dr. Wooder's web site..

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