Diego Gambetta

Diego Gambetta

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Diego Gambetta (b. Turin, 1952) is an Italian born social scientist. He is a professor of sociology at the University of Oxford and an official fellow at Nuffield College. He is well known for his vivid and unconventional applications of economic theory and a rational choice approach to understanding a variety of social phenomena. He has made important analytical contributions to the concept of trust by using game theory and signalling theory. In 1983 Gambetta received his PhD in social and political sciences from the University of Cambridge, where his doctoral supervisor was the late social statistician Cathie Marsh. He was first junior and then senior research fellow at King's College, Cambridge, from 1984 to 1991. From 1995 until 2003 he was reader in sociology at the University of Oxford and fellow of All Souls College. In 2003 he became professor of sociology and official fellow of Nuffield College. In 2000 he was elected a fellow of the British Academy.
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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 222g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135797697
  • 9786135797695