Eric Rasmusen, now retired, is the former D Dan R. and Catherine M. Dalton Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University-Bloomington. He has also held permanent or visiting positions at Yale and Harvard Law Schools, the Harvard and Tokyo Economics Departments, UCLA and the University of Chicago's business schools, and Nuffield College, Oxford. His complete vitae can be found at

Professor Rasmusen, born in 1958, graduated from University High School, Urbana, Illinois, received his B.A./M.A in Economics from Yale University in 1980, and his PhD in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1984 (under advisors Franklin Fisher and Joseph Farrell). He is best known as the author of Games and Information, and has published over fifty articles in scholarly journals and several amicus briefs in state and federal courts. His primary research areas are law and economics, the Japanese legal system, anti-trust law, and industrial organization. He is currently a director of the MIT Free Speech Alliance and a teacher of seventh-grade math at Cedars Christian School and lives in Bloomington, Indiana.