Seminar Schedule

Spring 2017

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

Spring 2017 meetings are held at 2:00 to 3:30pm Fridays in Maxwell Dworkin 221.
Seminar Coordinator for Spring '17 is Eric Balkanski, ericblakanski@g.harvard.edu

February 2

Jason Radford

Building an Online Laboratory for Social and Behavioral Research:  Lessons from Volunteer Science

February 10

Paramveer Dhillon

1. Linear Methods for Big Data and 2. Influence Maximization Revisited

February 24

Karim Lakhani
& TopCoder Executives

  Engaging Crowds in CS Research

March 3 Nisarg Shah  How to Ask Residents to Vote Over Public Projects
March 10 Jens Witkowski Quality of Information in Forecasting and Peer Prediction
March 31 Ruihao Zhu Threshold Bandit, With and Without Censored Feedback
April 7 Drazen Prelec Aggregating Information:  The meta-prediction approach
April 14 Yevgeniy Vorobeychick Pragmatic Game Theoretic Approaches to Privacy in the Era of Big Data
April 28 Robin Lee Will the Market Fix the Market?  A Theory of Stock Exchange Competition and Innovation
May 5 Rediet Abebe

Fair Division via Social Comparison