EconCS Spring 2014

We meet on Tuesdays at 12:15 during the Spring 2014 semester, in 531 Cory Hall (the Wang Room).

Feel free to join the mailing list at lists.berkeley.edu.

If you would like to speak, please contact the organizers: {alexpsomi,aviad}@cs.berkeley.edu

The Econ-CS lunch is sponsored by Yahoo! Labs !!


May 6 | Vangelis Markakis on On the Inefficiency of Standard Multi-unit Auction Formats  

Apr 29 | Ehud Kalai on Learning and Stability in Large Games (joint with Eran Shmaya)  

Apr 22 | Sergei Vassilvitskii on Advertising in a Stream  

Apr 15 | Mohammad Akbarpour on Dynamic Matching Market Design [ paper ]  

Apr 8 | Tim Roughgarden on Approximation in Algorithmic Game Theory  

Apr 1 | Valerio Capraro on A model of human cooperation in social dilemmas  

Mar 25 | Spring Break and national Greek holiday  

Mar 18 | Manolis Zampetakis on Mechanism Design with Verification ( at 11:15 )  

Mar 10 | Nikhil Devanur on Draft Auctions ( Joint with Theory Seminar )  

Mar 4 | Zhiyi Huang on Making the Most of Your Samples  

Feb 25 | Randall Lewis on On the Near Impossibility of Measuring the Returns to Advertising [ paper ] and Here, There, and Everywhere: Correlated Online Behaviors Can Lead to Overestimates of the Effects of Advertising [ paper ]  

Feb 18 | Shai Vardi on Local Computation Mechanism Design - Stable Matching  

Feb 11 | No EconCS  

Feb 4 | Costis Daskalakis on An Optimization Approach to Mechanism Design  

Jan 28 | Darrell Hoy on Revenue in Bayes-Nash Equilibrium  

Jan 21 | Daniel Gross on Creativity with Competition: Incentives for Radical vs. Incremental Innovation.