Seminar Schedule

Spring 2015

The EconCS Group holds an Economics and Computer Science research seminar each semester.

Spring 2015 meetings are held at 1:45 to 3:30pm Fridays in Maxwell Dworkin 123.
Seminar Coordinator for '14-'15:  Thibaut Horel,
Link to Google Calendar with EconCS Seminar Schedule and other talks of interest in the Boston Area is Here.

January 22 Hadi Hosseini Sequential Matching with Dynamic Preferences

January 30
Littauer Center

Shaddin Dughmi

On the Hardness of Signaling

*please note different room location*

February 6 Bo Waggoner Fair Information Sharing for Treasure Hunting

February 13 Darrell Hoy
When the Output Affects the Input:  Robust Analysis & Design of Non-Truthful Mechanisms

February 20

Chien-Ju Ho (1st)

Jean Pouget-Avadie (2nd)

Incentivizing High Quality Crowdwork (1st)

How can we estimate the parameters of a graph by observing it's cascades? (2nd)

March 6
Littauer Center

Hamid Nazerzadeh

Practical Revenue-Maximizing Mechanism Design for Selling Online Ads
*please note different room location*

March 13
Prakash Ishwar A Topic Modeling Approach to Ranking

April 3 Andrey Fradkin (NBER) Bias and Reciprocity in Online Reviews:  Evidence from Field Experiments on Airbnb

April 10 Shuchi Chawla

Revenue maximization in interdependent value settings

*please note different room location*

April 24

Hongyao Ma (1st)

Ming Yin (2nd)

Are you Going to Use That?  Contingent-Payment Mechanisms to Improve Coordination (1st)

Bonus or Not?  Learn to Reward in Crowdsourcing