# Mathematician:Oskar Morgenstern

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## Mathematician

German-born economist notable for founding the field of game theory in collaboration with John von Neumann, and applying it to economics.

## Nationality

German

## History

- Born: January 24, 1902 in Görlitz, German Empire
- Died: July 26, 1977 in Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.

## Theorems and Definitions

Results named for **Oskar Morgenstern** can be found here.

## Publications

- 1944:
*Theory of Games and Economic Behaviour*(with John von Neumann) - 1950:
*On the Accuracy of Economic Observations*(2nd ed. 1963) - 1956:
*A Generalization of the von Neumann Model of an Expanding Economy*(*Econometrica***Vol. 24**: 115 – 135) (with John G. Kemeny and Gerald L. Thompson) www.jstor.org/stable/1905746 - 1969: Foreword to 1970: Morton D. Davis:
*Game Theory* - 1970:
*Predictability of stock market prices*(with Clive W.J. Granger) - December 1972:
*Thirteen Critical Points in Contemporary Economic Theory: An Interpretation*(*Journal of Economic Literature***Vol. 10**,*no. 4*: 1184) www.jstor.org/stable/2721542 - 1976:
*Mathematical Theory of Expanding and Contracting Economies*(with Gerald L. Thompson) - 1976:
*The Collaboration between Oskar Morgenstern and John von Neumann on the Theory of Games*(*Journal of Economic Literature***Vol. 14**: 805 – 816) www.jstor.org/stable/2722628

## Sources

- 1983: Morton D. Davis:
*Game Theory*(revised ed.) ... (previous) ... (next): Author's Introduction