Oskar Morgenstern Medal

Oskar Morgenstern Medal

The Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics of the University of Vienna awards the Oskar Morgenstern Medal every two years for distinguished academic work in the area of Business, Economics and Statistics.

The award is given in honor of the noted economist Oskar Morgenstern, who was a professor at the University of Vienna until 1938 and founded the research field of game theory, which is located between economics and mathematics, in collaboration with mathematician John von Neumann.

Former laureates include Roger B. Myerson (2013), Robert F. Engle (2015), Ernst Fehr (2017) and Sir Christopher A. Pissarides (2019).

Watch the video of the Award Ceremony 2019


The fifth Award Ceremony will take place on Thursday, 7 October 2021, 10-11.30 am, on the Science Day of the WiWi Aktionswoche 2021.

You may join the event via live stream. All information about the stream will be announced shortly.