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 Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1994.
Dirk Bergemann was Chair of the Department of Economics from 2013-2019 and Co-Editor of Econometrica from 2014-2018.
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 in the areea of game theory, contract theory and venture capital and mechanism design. His most recent work is in the area of dynamic mechanism design and dynamic pricing, robust mechanism design, and information design.
His research has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, the Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, Google Faculty Fellow and the German National Science Foundation.