###### Project Details

The following list of Nobel Prize winners received such an award because of their work on Game Theory and its impact in Economics.

### 1972: Ken Arrow

**Prize motivation:** "for their pioneering contributions to general economic equilibrium theory and welfare theory"

**Field:** general equilibrium theory, welfare theory

### 1994: John Nash, Reinhard Selter, John Harsanyi

**Prize motivation:** "for their pioneering analysis of equilibria in the theory of non-cooperative games"

**Field:** game theory

### 2005: Tom Schelling and Robert Aumann

**Prize motivation:** "for having enhanced our understanding of conflict and cooperation through game-theory analysis"

**Field:** game theory

### 2007: Leonid Hurwicz, Eric Maskin, Roger Myerson

**Prize motivation:** "for having laid the foundations of mechanism design theory"

**Field:** microeconomics

### 2009: Lin Ostrom

**Prize motivation:** "for her analysis of economic governance, especially the commons"

**Field:** economic governance

### 2012: Al Roth and Lloyd Shapley

**Prize motivation:** "for the theory of stable allocations and the practice of market design"

**Field:** applied game theory

### 2014: Jean Tirole

**Prize motivation:** "for his analysis of market power and regulation"

**Field:** industrial organization, microeconomics

### 2016: Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström

**Prize motivation:** "for their contributions to contract theory"

### 2017: Richard Thaler

**Prize motivation:** "for his contributions to behavioural economics"

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