Rational Ritual: Culture, Coordination, and Common Knowledge

by Michael Chwe

Michael Chwe is professor of political science at UCLA. Michael received his doctorate in economics at Northwestern University and his bachelor’s at Caltech. He has previously taught at the University of Chicago and New York University. His research centers on game theory and its applications to social movements, voting and information aggregation, social networks, monetary policy, violence, and literature. He has served as co-editor of the American Political Science Review and on the editorial boards of the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization and the American Journal of Sociology. He is currently a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University. Michael has a son attending Swarthmore College and a daughter attending Lewis and Clark College.

His other book is Jane Austen, Game Theorist.

Michael Chwe

If you would like to receive a signed bookplate for your copy of Rational Ritual, please email Michael at michael@chwe.net with your postal mail address and he will be happy to send one to you!