RIP: Beautiful Mind

Mathematician John Nash and has wife Alicia died in a tragic car accident yesterday (May 23, 2015) on the New Jersey Turnpike. To economists and game theory enthusiasts, the Princeton resident was best known for the Nash Equilibrium.

Nash Equilibrium

Here is a short deck explaining the application in Game Theory.


In 1994 he shared the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics. He was the subject of a 1998 book and 2001 film, A Beautiful Mind.