Seminar Schedule Spring 2013

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

Spring 2013 meetings are held at 1:00pm until 2:30 PM Thursdays in Maxwell Dworkin 223.

Date Speaker(s) Topic

January 31 Nina Balcan Learning Valuation Functions                                      
 February 7  Moritz Drexl  Simple Optimal Mechanisms in Private and Public Good Settings
 February 14  Vasilis Gkatzelis  Mechanism Design for Fair Division:  Allocating Divisible Items without Payments
February 21 Greg Stoddard An Analysis of Crowdsourced Curation Mechanisms
February 28 Bo Waggoner & Yiling Chen Information Elicitation Sans Verification
March 7 Giorgos Zervas Restaurants fake it till they make it:  Reputation dynamics and review manipulation on
March 20
*Pierce 320*
Yuliy Sannikov Moral Hazard and Long-Run Incentives

*please note special time and place*
March 28 Jon Ullman Private Equilibrium Release, Large Games, and No-Regret Learning
April 4 Alice Gao An Experimental Study of a Peer Prediction Method
April 11 Kobbi Nissim Privacy in Mechanism Design
April 18 Christine Bassem Rational mechanisms for spatio-temporal request satisfaction
April 25 David A. Miller Enforcing Cooperation in Networked Societies
May 3 Valentin Robu A Model-Based Online Mechanism with Pre-Commitment and its Application to Electric Vehicle Charging

Contact Information

Yiling Chen
Maxwell Dworkin 233
(617) 495-3298

David C. Parkes
Maxwell Dworkin 229
(617) 384-8130

Ariel Procaccia

Yaron Singer
Maxwell Dworkin 239
(617) 496-9271

Milind Tambe
Maxwell Dworkin 125
(617) 998-2423