EconCS Fall 2013

We meet on Tuesdays at 12:30 during the Fall 2013 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 !!


Dec 3 | Inbal Talgam Cohen (Stanford) on Interdependent Values and Robustness in Optimal and Near-Optimal Mechanism Design.  

Nov 26 | Bill Zame (UCLA) on Learning Through Actions.  

Nov 19 | Hal Varian(Google) on What machine learning and econometrics can learn from each other. ( video )  

Nov 12 | Vasilis Gkatzelis(Stanford) on Mechanism Design for Fair Division.  

Nov 5 | Christos Papadimitriou(UC Berkeley) on Some complexity conjectures between P and NP.  

Oct 29 | No talk. Overlap with FOCS.

Oct 22 | Paul Dütting(Stanford) on Expressiveness and Robustness of First-Price Position Auctions.  

Oct 15 | Bo Cowgill(UC Berkeley) on Corporate Prediction Markets: Evidence from Google, Ford, and [Acme] Industries.  

Oct 8 | Vijay Kamble(UC Berkeley) on Dynamic Relevance Maximization in Online Advertisement with User Feedback.  

Oct 1 | Aviad Rubinstein (UC Berkeley) on Intractability of Course Match.  

Sep 24 | Ron Lavi on Conditional Equilibrium Outcomes via Ascending Price Processes with Applications to Combinatorial Auctions with Item Bidding.   [ paper ] 

Sep 17 | Yang Cai (UC Berkeley) on Algorithmic Multi-Dimensional Mechanism Design.