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Peyton Young

Senior Research Fellow
Professor of Economics

Research Interests: Evolution of social norms and institutions, learning in strategic environments, game theory and finance.


'The Evolution of Conventions', Econometrica, 61, 1993. 

(with Mary Burke), 'Competition and Custom in Economic Contracts: A Case Study of Illinois Agriculture', American Economic Review, 91, 2001. 

'Innovation Diffusion in Heterogeneous Populations: Contagion, Social Influence, and Social Learning', American Economic Review, 99, 2009. 

Individual Strategy and Social Structure, Princeton University Press, 1998.

Equity in Theory and Practice, Princeton University Press, 1994.