Date of Birth: 05/10/1930
Place of birth: Breslau (Wroclaw)
A prominent German Esperanto
Reinhard Selten Reginald Justus Born October 5, 1930, in Breslau (Wroclaw) in Lower Silesia (Breslau, Lower Silesia), now the territory of Poland (Poland). His father Adolf Selten was a Jew, his mother Kathe Luther - Protestant. Reinhard was a student at the University of Frankfurt (Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universit & # 228; t Frankfurt am Main).
Selten - Professor Emeritus of the University of Bonn (University of Bonn). In addition, he has several honorary doctorates. Selten was the founder of the Bonn Laboratory eksperimentalnoyekonomiki, as major areas of research which are selected international trade, contract theory, group decision making, auctions and markets, etc. He continued to work in the laboratory, even after retirement.
Selten - Esperanto, since 1959. He has repeatedly spoken out in support of Esperanto, including the European Parliament in 2007. Reinhard met his future wife through participation in the Esperanto movement. Selten is a member and co-founder of the International Academy of Sciences in San Marino (International Academy of Sciences San Marino), where Esperanto is one of the working languages. Reinhard has agreed to stand for election to the European Parliament in 2009. He was selected as the best representative of a small political movement Europe-Democracy-Esperanto (EDE), acting for the promotion of Esperanto in the EU.
For his work in the theory Selten Games in 1994, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in economics. He is also well known for his work on bounded rationality. Back in 1965, he wrote an essay titled `oligopoly model with inertia sprosa`. Selten worked example of the game `Selten`s Horse`, which was the result of his ideas about the extensive form of the game.
Selten published his work in non-refereed journals, as it allowed him to avoid making unwanted changes in his writings. Among his students are many economists and researchers: Okenfels Axel (Axel Ockenfels), Rick Christian (Christian Rieck), Rokenbah Bettina (Bettina Rockenbach), Benny Moldoveanu (Benny Moldovanu) and OE