Kenneth J. Arrow

Professor of Economics (Emeritus)

Contact Info:
Personal Webpage
Page in Stanford Directory

Phone: 650-723-9165

Office: Landau Economics, room 342

Office hours:


  • Research:

    Economics of information and organization, collective decision-making, general equilibrium theory, environment and growth

  • Current Research:

    Information and communication in the economy, environment and growth, networks and markets

  • Teaching:
  • Professional Affiliations:

    National Academy of Sciences, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, American Philosophical Society, Econometric Society (Fellow, past President), American Economic Association (Distinguished Fellow, past President), The Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (past President), Western Economic Association (past President), American Statistical Association (Fellow), British Academy, Finnish Academy of Arts and Sciences, Institute of Medicine, Institute of Mathematical Statistics (Fellow), American Association for the Advancement of Science (Fellow, past Chair, Section K), International Economic Association (past President), Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences; International Society for Inventory Research (past President), Society for Social Choice and Welfare (past President), American Finance Association (Distinguished Fellow), Royal Society, Honorary President, Scientific Council, Institut du Dévelopment Durable et des Rélations Internationales