Professor Rakesh V. Vohra
Kellogg School of Management Northwestern University
2001 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208-2001
Rakesh Vohra (Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Maryland) is the John L. and Helen Kellogg Professor of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management. He has been a visiting professor at the Wharton School, the University of Chicago, and MIT. His research is in the area of combinatorial optimization, game theory, and decision making.
Matchings and Marriages
(An introduction to the ins and outs of algorithms by way of the perfect matching and stable marriage problems. Ideal for an undergraduate mathematics audience.)
Why Experts Misjudge the Odds; or, How a Little Probability Goes a Long Way
(The moral of the story is that probability helps in everyday decision making; ideal for a mathematically unsophisticated audience.)
Predicting the Unpredictable
(How to invest without any future knowledge of the stock market. Survey talk for a mathematical audience.)
What is Game Theory?