Aldo Rustichini

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4-101 Hanson Hall

1925 4th Street South

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • Ph.D.: Mathematics, University of Minnesota, 1987.
  • M.A.: Economics, University of Manchester, United Kingdom, 1980.
  • B.A.: Philosophy, University of Florence, Italy, 1977.


  • economic dynamics
  • game theory
  • mathematics for economists
  • microeconomic theory
  • models of bounded rationality
  • political economy
Courses Taught
  • Econ 8117 - Noncooperative Game Theory
  • Econ 8118 - Noncooperative Game Theory
  • Econ 8001 - 8004: Microeconomic Analysis Sequence
  • Econ 8101 - 8104: Microeconomic Theory Sequence
  • Econ 8182: Advanced Topics in Microeconomics
Research & Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • Associate Editor: Journal of Economic Literature


  • Research Department, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis :
  • Interdisciplinary Center for Cognitive Sciences, University of Minnesota:
  • Pareto Efficiency and Identity: Rustichini, Aldo, Christopher Phelan, Theoretical Economics, forthcoming.
  • Personality and Gains from Cooperation in Repeated Interactions: Rustichini, Aldo, Eugenio Proto and Andis So*anos, Journal of Political Economy, forthcoming.
  • Dissociation between Private and Social Counterfactual Value Signals Following Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex Damage: Rustichini, Aldo, Nadège Bault, Giuseppe di Pellegrino, Martina Puppi, Gaëlle Opolczynski, Alessia Monti, Davide Braghittoni, Florence Thibaut, Giorgio Coricelli, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, forthcoming.
  • What drives women out of management? The joint role of testosterone and culture: Rustichini, Aldo, Luigi Guiso, European Economic Review, 109 221-237, 2018.
  • The Goal Priority Network as a Neural Substrate of Conscientiousness: Rustichini, Aldo, Amanda R. Rueter, Samantha V. Abram, Angus W. MacDonald III, and Colin DeYoung, Human Brain Mapping, April 2018.
  • Self-Confidence and Strategic Behavior,: Rustichini, Aldo, Gary Charness and Jeroen van de Ven, Experimental Economics, 21 72-98, 2017.
  • Social surplus determines cooperation rates in the one-shot prisoner's dilemma: Rustichini, Aldo, Gary Charness and Luca Rigotti, Games and Economic Behavior, 100 113-124, 2016.
  • Fellow, Econometric Society
  • Council of the Game Theory Society