Adam Brandenburger

NYU Stern School of Business, 44 West 4th Street, New York, NY 10012

Brandenburger holds appointments at New York University as J.P. Valles Professor at the Stern School of Business, Distinguished Professor at the Tandon School of Engineering, Faculty Director of the NYU Shanghai Program on Creativity + Innovation, and Global Network Professor. He was a professor at Harvard Business School from 1987 to 2002. He received his B.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Cambridge. Adam researches in the areas of game theory, information theory, and business strategy.

Adam's CV

Published Articles

The Rules of Co-opetition

with Barry Nalebuff


The Implications of Finite-Order Reasoning

with Alexander Danieli and Amanda Friedenberg


Choice Theoretic Foundations of the Divisive Normalization Model

with Kai Steverson and Paul Glimcher, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization


Axioms for the Boltzmann Distribution

with Kai Steverson, Foundations of Physics


Strategy Needs Creativity

Harvard Business Review


Team Decision Problems with Classical and Quantum Signals

with Pierfrancesco La Mura, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society


The Sheaf-Theoretic Structure of Non-Locality and Contextuality

with Samson Abramsky, New Journal of Physics


Admissibility in Games

with Amanda Friedenberg and H. Jerome Keisler, Econometrica


Biform Games

with Harborne Stuart, Management Science


Value-Based Business Strategy

with Harborne Stuart, Journal of Economics & Management Strategy


Epistemic Conditions for Nash Equilibrium

with Robert Aumann, Econometrica


Hierarchies of Beliefs and Common Knowledge

with Eddie Dekel, Journal of Economic Theory


Online Appendices


The Language of Game Theory

Putting Epistemics into the Mathematics of Games


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Recent Unpublished Articles

May 2021

Two Approaches to Iterated Reasoning in Games

with Amanda Friedenberg and Terri Kneeland

December 2020

Renyi Entropy, Signed Probabilities, and the Qubit

with Pierfrancesco La Mura and Stuart Zoble

October 2020
September 2020
May 2021

Axioms for Renyi Entropy for Signed Measures

with Pierfrancesco La Mura and Stuart Zoble

July 2019

Agreement and Disagreement in a Non-Classical World

with Patricia Contreras-Tejada, Pierfrancesco La Mura, Giannicola Scarpa, and Kai Steverson

May 2019

Cooperative Games on Infinite Trees

with H. Jerome Keisler and Paula Miret

December 2018
May 2018
February 2014