David McAdams

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David McAdams is professor of Business Administration at the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and Professor of Economics in the Economics Department at Duke. He earned a BS in Applied Mathematics at Harvard University, an MS in Statistics from Stanford University, and a PhD in Business from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Before joining the faculty at Duke, he was associate professor of Applied Economics at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He has also worked as special assistant to the director, Bureau of Economics, Federal Trade Commission. Professor McAdams' primary research interests are microeconomic theory, game theory, and market design with a special focus on strategic interactions between buyers and sellers, including auctions, pricing, negotiations, and relationships. His work has been published in the leading journals of economics, including Econometrica, American Economic Review, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Economic Theory, and Journal of Econometrics. Currently, he is an associate editor of Journal of Economic Literature and International Journal of Industrial Organization. Professor McAdams is author of "Game-Changer: Game Theory and the Art of Transforming Strategic Situations" (W.W. Norton, 2014), an accessible introduction to game theory.