Ford Foundation Professor of Economics


Rajiv Vohra is a professor of economics and former dean of the faculty at Brown University.

A graduate of St. Stephen's College in New Delhi, Vohra earned his master's at the Delhi School of Economics in 1979 and his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University in 1983. He came to Brown in 1983 as an assistant professor economics, becoming a full professor in 1989. He served as chair of the Department of Economics from 1991 to 1995.

Vohra is a fellow of the Econometric Society and a member of the Council of the Game Theory Society. Vohra's work in economic theory ranges widely, encompassing general equilibrium theory, cooperative and non-cooperative game theory, information economics and implementation theory. His research has been supported by the National Science Foundation.

Vohra has been a Fulbright Scholar at the Indian Statistical Institute and served as the Morgenstern Visiting Professor of Economic Theory at New York University. He has served on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Game Theory, the Journal of Mathematical Economics and the Journal of Public Economic Theory.

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