Joel Watson is a professor of economics at the University of California, San Diego. He is an applied economic theorist who specializes in developing game theoretic models of contractual settings. He recently finished a term as Chairperson of the Economics Department. Other administrative work includes co-founding, which is the central repository of advertisements, applications, and reference letters for the academic economics job market. To obtain more information about Watson and his research (including the new edition of Strategy: An Introduction to Game Theory), click on the titles in the bar on your left.

Address: University of California, San Diego, Department of Economics 0508, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093-0508.

Telephone: (858) 534 6132.

Email addresses: For research and professional matters, use "jwatson" with the suffix "". Correspondence related to courses that Watson is currently teaching can be sent to "watsonvs" with the suffix "".