Dirk Bergemann

Dirk Bergemann


Douglass & Marion Campbell Professor of Economics & Computer Science
Office Address:
30 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 208281
New Haven, CT 06520
Phone: (203) 432-3592
Email: dirk.bergemann@yale.edu
  • Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania


Dirk Bergemann, is the Douglass and Marion Campbell Professor of Economics at Yale University. Dirk received his Vordiplom in economics at J.W. Goethe University in Frankfurt in 1989 and his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1994.

Dirk joined Yale in 1995 as an assistant professor, having previously served as a faculty member at Princeton University. He has been affiliated with the Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics at Yale since 1996 and a fellow of the Econometric Society since 2007.

His research is concerned with game theory, contract theory and mechanism design. His research has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, the Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship and the German National Science Foundation.

Dirk is the Chair of the Department of Economics at Yale since 2013 and a Co‐Editor of Econometrica since 2014.

For more information see http://economics.yale.edu/people/dirk‐bergemann

Selected Publications:

  • "Robust Predictions in Games with Incomplete Information" , Econometrica, 2013, 81, 1251-1308, with Stephen Morris.
  • "An Introduction to Robust Mechanism Design 2013, Foundations and Trends in Microeconomics, 8, 169-230, with Stephen Morris.
  • Multi-dimensional Mechanism Design with Limited Information 2012, ACM-EC 2012, with Ji Shen, Yun Xu and Edmund Yeh.
  • Efficient Auctions and Interdependent Types, 2012, American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, 102, 319-324, with Stephen Morris and Satoru Takahashi.
  • "Robust Monopoly Pricing", 2011, Journal of Economic Theory, 146, 2527-2543, joint with Karl Schlag.
  • "Mechanism Design with Limited Information: The Case of Nonlinear Pricing" 2011, 2nd International ICST Conference on Game Theory for Networks, Shanghai, joint with Ji Shen, Yun Xu and Edmund Yeh.
  • "Targeting in Advertising Markets: Implications for Offline vs. Online Media", 2011, RAND Journal of Economics, 42, 414-443, joint with Alessandro Bonatti.