Born in 1928, he got his degree in 1948 and in the September of the same year he entered Princeton to become a PhD. Here, he met important people and scientists, like Einstein and Von Neumann. During these years, the paranoid schizophrenia started affecting him, making his behavior stranger and stranger. Despite this problem, he got his PhD, which is only 28 pages long. These pages will grant him the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1994.
John Nash has recently become very popular thanks to the movie “A beautiful mind”, where the mathematician is depicted in a very human way, showing his extraordinary ability and intuition but also the illness that accompanied him for almost his entire life.
We propose those 28 pages that changed how people at that time looked at economics affairs: read carefully and let them surprise you!