Dirk Bergemann is Douglass and Marion Campbell Professor of Economics at Yale University. He has secondary appointments as Professor of Computer Science at the School of Engineering and Professor of Finance at the School of Management
He received his Vordiplom in Economics at J.W. Goethe University in Frankfurt in 1989 and his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1994.
Dirk Bergemann is the Chair of the Department of Economics since 2013.
He joined Yale in 1995 as an assistant professor, having previously served as a faculty member at Princeton University. He has been affiliated with the Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics at Yale since 1996 and a fellow of the Econometric Society since 2007. His research is concerned with game theory, contract theory and mechanism design. His research has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, the Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship and the German National Science Foundation.
Dirk Bergemann is currently a Co-Editor of Econometrica.