Seminar Schedule Spring 2016


Thu - Fri, Feb 11 to May 6, 1:45pm - 1:45pm

Spring 2016

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

Spring 2016 meetings are held at 1:45 to 3:30pm Fridays in Maxwell Dworkin 221.
Seminar Coordinator for Spring'16 is Paul Tylkin,

February 19 Chen Hajaj Intelligent Mechanisms and Modern Markets Platforms
March 4

Bo Waggoner (1st)

Debmalya Mandal (2nd)


Informational Substitutes (1st)

Correlated Voting (2nd)

March 11 Kevin Leyton-Brown Incentive Auctions and Spectrum Repacking
April 1

Paul Tylkin (1st)

Thibaut Horel (2nd)


Thwarting Vote Buying in Random Sample Elections through Fake Ballots (1st)

On the Complexity of Submodular Optimization with Error (2nd)

April 8 Renato Paes Leme Feature-Based Dynamic Pricing
April 15 Chiara Farronato Market Structure with the Entry of Peer-to-Peer Platforms: The Case of Hotels and Airbnb (Joint with Andrey Fradkin)
April 22 Ming Yin Curiosity Killed the Cat, but Makes the Crowdwork Better
April 29

Harikrishna Narasimhan (1st)

Emma Heikensten (2nd)


A Statistical Framework for Strategy-proof Mechanism Design (1st)

Evaluating replicability of laboratory experiments in economics (2nd)

May 6

Yang Liu (1st)

Lior Seeman (2nd)


A Bandit Framework for Strategic Regression (1st)

An Intro to Bitcoin and the Blockchain (2nd)











See also: Seminar history