Aldo Rustichini

Aldo Rustichini is Professor of Economics at the University of Minnesota. He is Fellow of the Econometric Society, and member of the Game Theory Council. He is associate Editor in several international Journals (Journal of Mathematical Economics, Games and Economic Behavior, PLOS One). He is coordinating and directing research groups in the USA, in UK (University of Cambridge) and Italy (Bocconi University). His research interests are in Game Theory, Decision Theory, Experimental Economics and Neuroeconomics.

How to Restart the Economy and Save Lives: Simulations on Northern Italy

Italian officials have to choose the optimal strategy to end the lockdown. A policy that sends all the active population back to...

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