Roberto Serrano
Harrison S. Kravis University Professor of Economics, Brown University

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Fellowships, awards and honors:

Academic honors

  • Fellow of the Econometric Society, Elected 2013.
  • Member of the Council of the Game Theory Society, Elected, 2005 – 2011.
  • Main organizer, International Conference on Game Theory, Stony Brook, 2009.
  • Fundacion Banco Herrero Prize, awarded to Spanish economists under 40 years of age, 2004. (Newspaper articles 1, 2, 3)
  • Co-chair of the Program Committee, North American Summer Meeting of the Econometric Society, Brown University, 2004.
  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship, awarded to outstanding scholars with at most six years since their Ph.D., 1999-2001.
  • Charter Member of the Game Theory Society, 1999.
  • Honorary Master of Arts ad eundem, Brown University, 1996.
  • Ph.D. Prize of Spain's National Organization for the Blind (awarded Cum laude), 1993.
  • Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Merit Fellowship, awarded to the graduate student with the most outstanding research profile, 1991-1992.
  • B.A. Prize of Spain's National Organization for the Blind, Best Student in Sciences, 1988.
  • Merit Undergraduate Fellowship, Department of Economic Analysis, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 1985-1987.


Keynote and plenary lectures

  • Invited Lecture, 70th anniversary of the Department of Economics, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, November 2014.
  • Distinguished Lecturer, Mini-Course on Cooperative Games, International Workshop of the Game Theory Society (in Celebration of 70th Birthday of Marilda Sotomayor), Sao Paulo, July 2014: "Four Lectures on Cooperative Game Theory".
  • Plenary Speaker, Conference for the 70th Anniversary of von Neumann and Morgenstern's Theory of Games and Economic Behavior, Tinbergen Institute, Amsterdam, June 2014.
  • Invited Speaker, Spring Workshop in Economic Theory, Queen Mary University of London, May 2014.
  • Distinguished Speaker, Singapore Economic Review Conference, Singapore, 2013.
  • Invited speaker, World Congress of the Game Theory Society, Istanbul, 2012.
  • Keynote Speaker, York Annual Symposium on Game Theory, York, 2010.
  • Invited Annual Lecture, CEMFI Alumni Association, Madrid, 2008.
  • Vilfredo Pareto Lecture, Association of Southern European Economic Theorists Meeting, Padua, 2007.
  • Plenary lecture, Spain-Italy-Netherlands Meeting on Game Theory, Madrid, 2007.
  • Plenary lecture, International Conference on Game Theory, Stony Brook, 2006.
  • Graduation keynote speaker, Facultad de Ciencias Economicas, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (homenaje a Carlos Serrano), 2005.
  • Invited speaker, 2nd World Congress of the Game Theory Society, Marseille, 2004.
  • VI Investigaciones Economicas Lecture, XXVIII Spanish Symposium on Economic Analysis, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Sevilla, 2003.
  • "Rationality on Fridays" Lecture, Center for Rationality and Interactive Decision Theory, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 2002.
  • Plenary lecture, International Conference on Game Theory, Stony Brook, 2001.
  • Guest Lecturer, 10th Summer School in Economic Theory, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1999: "Four Lectures on the Nucleolus and the Kernel".


Teaching awards

  • Included in "The Best 300 Professors," Princeton Review, 2012.
  • Omicron-Delta-Epsilon Economics Professor of the year Award, Brown University, 2006.
  • William G. McLoughlin Award for Teaching Excellence in the Social Sciences, Brown University, 1999.



  • Consolider Excellence in Research Award, Spainís Ministry of Science and Innovation, 2009-2012
  • Fundacion Banco Herrero Research Fellowship (during sabbatical semester from Brown University), Fall 2005.
  • ResearchGrant, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (during sabbatical semester from Brown University), Fall 2005.
  • National Science Foundation Grant, 2002-2004.
  • Deutsche Bank Fellowship, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, 2002-2003.
  • U.S.-Israel Binational Science Foundation Research Grant, 1999-2001.
  • Richard B. Salomon Research Award, Brown University, 1998-2000.
  • DGICYT's Research Grant (Spain's equivalent of the National Science Foundation), 1997-1999.
  • Spain's Ministry of Education and Science Sabbatical Grant (during sabbatical year from Brown University), 1995-1996.
  • Fulbright Fellowship (in conjunction with Spain's Ministry of Education and Science) for graduate studies in the U.S., 1990-1992.
  • Fundacion Ramon Areces Fellowship (Spain) for graduate studies abroad, 1988-1990.


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