We will gather
weekly to discuss topics at the intersection
of economics and computer science.
Every Friday at 12:00 during the Fall 2009 semester.
Hearst Mining building.
Sep 04 | Mukund
Sundararajan on Utility-Maximizing
Sep 11 | Nicolas Lambert on Eliciting Information on the Distribution of Uncertain Future Outcomes
Sep 18 | Jake Abernethy on Repeated Games against Budgeted Adversaries
Sep 25 | Chris Wilkens on Complexity Equilibria and Intractability in Production Economies
Oct 02 | Shachar Kariv on Archetypes and Polytypes in Decisions under Uncertainty
Oct 09 | Adam Szeidl on Measuring Trust in Peruvian Shantytowns
Oct 16 | Paul Valiant on How to Design Profitable Auctions
Oct 23 | Christos Papadimitriou on The Complexity of Harsanyi-Selten Equilibrium Selection
Oct 30 | Greg Valiant on A New Economic Model of the Internet
Nov 04 | Yury Lifshits on Evolution of Two-sided Markets
Nov 13 | Lars Backstrom on Group Formation in Large Social Networks: Membership, Growth, and Evolution
Nov 20 |Bay Area Theory Symposium
Nov 27 |Thanksgiving
Dec 04 | Ittai Abraham on Upper and Lower Bounds for Mediator Implementation with Cheap Talk
For nostalgia see the Spring09
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