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Scientia Professor, UNSW Sydney

Jacob Goeree is Scientia Professor and Director of the AGORA Center for Market Design at the UNSW Business School. Prior to joining UNSW he was a full professor at Caltech and the University of Zurich. Jacob is a world-leading experimenter, theorist and market designer. He has published in top-general interest journals in economics, computer science, and political science, as well as in Nature and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.

Jacob is a former Research Fellow of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. He was elected Fellow of the Econometric Society in 2012, Fellow of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2014, Fellow of the Royal Netherlands Society for the Sciences in 2015, and Fellow Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia in 2018. He served as President of the Economic Science Association and as Editor of Experimental Economics. He is currently Associate Editor of the Journal of Economic Theory and Games and Economic Behavior.


  • –present
    Scientia Professor, UNSW


  • 1997 
    University of Amsterdam, Ph.D. in Economics