Bruce Bueno de Mequita is the Julius Silver Professor of Politics at New York University — and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.
He is the author of 15 books and more than 100 articles as well as numerous pieces in major newspapers and magazines.
Mr. Bueno de Mesquita's most recent book is "The Predictioneer’s Game: Using the Logic of Brazen Self-Interest to See and Shape the Future." It presents new ideas on decision-making and learning to come up with reliable predictions to foresee and even engineer the future.
He received his doctorate in political science from the University of Michigan.