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Barry J. Nalebuff (born July 11, 1958) is a Milton Steinbach Professor of Management at Yale School of Management. He is an expert in business strategy and game theory, as well as many other topics.

Barry Nalebuff
Born (1958-07-11) July 11, 1958 (age 61)
FieldBusiness strategy, game theory
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Nalebuff graduated in 1976 from the Belmont Hill School and in 1980 from MIT with degrees in economics and mathematics. He then earned his master's degree and doctorate in economics from Oxford University on a Rhodes Scholarship.

Academic careerEdit

Prior to joining the faculty at Yale, Nalebuff was a member of the Junior Society of Fellows at Harvard University and worked as an Assistant Professor at Princeton University.

He co-founded Honest Tea and authored numerous articles and several books. He has a semi-regular column in Forbes with Ian Ayres called "Why Not?"


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