Mordecai Kurz

Mordecai Kurz

Education

1954-57: B.A., Economics and Political Science,HebrewUniversity,Jerusalem

1958: M.A., Economics,YaleUniversity,New Haven,Connecticut

1960: M.S., Statistics,Stanford University,California

1962: Ph.D., Economics,YaleUniversity,New Haven,Connecticut

Academic appointments

1961-1962: Research Associate, Institute for Mathematical Studies in the Social Sciences,StanfordUniversity

1962-1963: Assistant Professor of Economics,StanfordUniversity

1963-1964: Lecturer in Economics,HebrewUniversity

1964-1966: Senior Lecturer in Economics,HebrewUniversity

1966-1967: Visiting Associate Professor of Economics,StanfordUniversity

1967-1968: Associate Professor of Economics,StanfordUniversity

1971-1989: Director of Economics, the Institute of Mathematical Studies in the Social Sciences

1969-2010: Professor of Economics,StanfordUniversity

1997-2010: Joan Kenney Professor of Economics

2010- : Joan Kenney Professor of Economics, Emeritus

Publications related to this theme

Kurz, M.. (Ed.) (1997): Endogenous Economic Fluctuations: Studies in the Theory of Rational Belief, Springer series in Economic Theory, No.6, August 1997.

“On the Structure and Diversity of Rational Beliefs.” Economic Theory, Vol. 4, 877-900, 1994.

“On Rational Belief Equilibria.” Economic Theory, Vol. 4, 859-876, 1994.

“Rational Beliefs and Endogenous Uncertainty: an Introduction.” Economic Theory, 8 383-397, October 1996.

“Endogenous Uncertainty in a General Equilibrium Model with Price Contingent Contracts.” (with H.M. Wu) Economic Theory 8, 461-488, October 1996.

“Coordination and Correlation in Markov Rational Belief Equilibria,” (with Martin Schneider). Economic Theory 8, pp. 489-520, October 1996.

“Endogenous Economic Fluctuations and Rational Beliefs: A General Perspective.” Chapter 1 in Kurz (1997).

“Asset Prices with Rational Beliefs.” Chapter9 inKurz (1997).

“Endogenous Uncertainty and Market Volatility,”(with Maurizio Motolese). Economic Theory, 16 pp.497 – 544, 2001.

“Determinants of Stock Market Volatility and Risk Premia,” (with Hehui Jin and Maurizio Motolese). Annals of Finance, 1, 109-147, January 2005.

“The Role of Expectations in Economic Fluctuations and the Efficacy of Monetary Policy,” (with Hehui Jin and Maurizio Motolese). Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 29, 2017 – 2065, 2005.

“Rational Diverse Beliefs and Economic Volatility.” Chapter8 inHandbook on Financial Markets: Dynamics and Evolution, T. Hens and K. Shenk-Hoppé (Ed.), 439-506.North Holland, 2009.

“Diverse Beliefs and Time Variability of Risk Premia,” (with Maurizio Motolese). Economic Theory, 47 , May 2011 (forthcoming).