Yair Tauman is a Leading Professor in the Department of Economics and holds a joint appointment with the College of Business.
His areas of research interests are game theory and industrial organization. He has published, among others, in Econometrica, Games and Economic Behavior, Journal of Economic Theory, Quarterly Journal of Economics and RAND Journal of Economics.
Tauman has been the organizer of the longest and most established series of International Summer Conferences in Game Theory (for over 25 years) and has been on the Faculty at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management and served as the dean of the business school at the Interdisciplinary Center in Hertziya, Israel. Since 2009 he has served as the academic director of the Zell entrepreneurship program in the Interdisciplinary Center in Hertziya.