EconCS @ UC Berkeley

Spring 2012


Feb 14 | Xiaotie Deng (University of Liverpool) on Incentive Issues in Market Equilibrium.  

Feb 21 | Abe Othman (CMU) on Better Business School Course Allocation.  

Feb 28 | Isabelle Stanton (UC Berkeley) on The Structure, Efficacy and Manipulation of Double-Elimination Tournaments.  

Mar 6 | Reza Shabani (UC Berkeley) on Corporate News, Asset Prices, and the Media.  

Mar 13 | S. Muthu Muthukrishnan (Rutgers/Google) on Ad Exchange and User Data on the Web.  

Mar 20 | Chris Wilkens (UC Berkeley) on Single-call mechanisms.  

Mar 27 | Spring break

Apr 3 | Kamal Jain (eBay) on Equilibrium Pricing of Semantically Substitutable Digital Goods.  

Apr 10 | Giorgos Zervas (Yale) on The Groupon Effect on Yelp Ratings: A Root Cause Analysis .  

Apr 17 | George Pierrakos (UC Berkeley) on Simple, Optimal and Efficient Auctions.  

Apr 24 | Moshe Babaioff (Microsoft) on Peaches, Lemons, and Cookies: Designing Auction Markets with Dispersed Information.  

May 1 | Shaili Jain (Yale) on Efficient Crowdsourcing Contests.