The Game Theory Society was created in 1999 to promote research, teaching and application of game theory.
Heckman is best known for his work on how early childhood development impacts health, economic and social outcomes.
Yunmi Kong, an assistant professor of economics at Rice University, is the recipient of a Korea-America Economic Association (KAEA) Young Scholar Award.
Ken Wolpin, the retired Lay Family Professor of Economics at Rice University and former department chair whose work revolutionized the field of labor economics, is this year's recipient of the Jacob Mincer Award for lifetime contributions to the discipline.
HOUSTON – (March 24, 2021) – Rachel Tolbert Kimbro, an award-winning educator and prolific researcher in the field of children's health, has been named the newest dean of Rice University's School of Social Sciences effective July 1.
HOUSTON – (June 29, 2021) – When you think about trade and market relationships, you might think about brokers yelling at each other on the floor of a stock exchange on Wall Street. But it seems one of the basic functions of a free market is quietly practiced by fungi.
Private equity investment in hospitals has grown substantially in the 21st century, and it accelerated in the years leading up the COVID-19 pandemic.
Students who dream of a career as a CEO and want the education and real-world experience that can get them there should look no further than Rice University's Managerial Economics and Organizational Sciences (MEOS) major.
Federal and state governments auction leases to oil and gas companies to extract natural resources from public land. A revamp of the auction system — utilizing a new model developed by a Rice University economist — could lead to more competitive bids and, ultimately, more money for governments.
HOUSTON – (Feb. 23, 2021) – Low-income livestock farmers in developing countries are often faced with a difficult dilemma: protect their animals from endangered predators, or spare the threatened species at the expense of their livestock and livelihood.
Chloe Oani ’21 moved all around the world as a child because of her dad’s job, so when it came time to make her own decision about where to attend college, she took it very seriously.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has received limited data on the spread of COVID-19 in the U.S. despite providing detailed case report forms, according to a new research paper from Rice's Baker Institute for Public Policy.
Rice University chemist Julian West and four alumni have been named to the 10th annual Forbes 30 Under 30.
Winning Data to Knowledge Lab project uses data science techniques to help save babies with congenital heart defects.