EconCS Seminar

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.
410 Hearst Mining building.


Sep 04 | Mukund Sundararajan on Utility-Maximizing Privacy Mechanisms

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 schedule.

Questions? Comments? Requests?
email: ya_ro_n@c_s.b_erk_le_y.e_du (without the underscores)