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Workshop: New Trends in Mechanism Design III



Workshop: New Trends in Mechanism Design III

CFEM - Center for the Foundations of Electronic Markets organises this workshop, where you can be updated on the latest trends in mechanism design.

The New Trends in Mechanism Design workshops bring together researchers from economics and computer science working on the design and analysis of economic mechanisms and on applications of such mechanism to solve real-life economic problems for companies, organizations and governments.

See confirmed invited speakers and read more about the workshop here.



Monday, 17 August

08.00-08.50        Registration
08.50-09.00   Welcome, Jens Leth Hougaard
09.00-10.00   The most ordinally-egalitarian of random voting rules, Anna Bogomolnaia
10.00-11.00   Sharing the Proceeds from a Hierarchical Venture, Lars Peter Østerdal
11.00-11.30   Coffee break
11.30-12.30   One dimensional mechanism design, Hervé Moulin
12.30-13.30   Lunch
13.30-14.30   Computational Fair Division, Ariel Procaccia
14.30-15.30   TBA, Jay Sethuraman
15.30-16.00   Coffee break
16.00-17.00   TBA, Benoit Julien
17.00-18.00   Competitive Network Formation, Mich Tvede
18.00   End of the day's programme
Tirsdag den 18. august
09.00-10.30   TUTORIAL: Market Design, Peter Cramton
10.30-11.00   From the Coal Face of Spectrum Auctions, Simon Peter Edkins
11.00-11.30   Coffee break
11.30-12.30   Why Bidders Do Not Reduce Demand: A Principal-Agent Model of Bidding Firms in Multi-Unit Auctions, Martin Bichler
12.30-13.30   Lunch
13.30-14.30   TUTORIAL: Design of the Reverse Auction in the Broadcast Incentive Auction, Peter Cramton
14.30-15.30   Mechanism Design Challenges in Cryptographic Currency Protocols (working title), Rainer Böhme
15.30-16.00   Coffee break
16.00-17.00   Can Mechanism Designers exploit buyers' market information, Michael Peters
19.00   Dinner at Gustavs Bistro, Classensgade 11A (Østerbro)

Onsdag den 19. august

09.00-09.40   Multilateral Island Matching, John Kennes
09.40-10.30   TBA, Aleksandrs Smilgins
10.30-11.00   Coffee break

Presentations by participants

Optimal commitments in auctions with incomplete information, Zihe Wang

Collusion in Multi-unit Auction with Ex Ante Asymmetric Bidders: Uniform vs Discriminatory, Yun Liu

11.45-12.30   Presentations by participants

The reverse Product-Mix Auction and further extensions, Luis Boscan

TBA, Karol Szwagrzak

12.30-13.30   Lunch
13.30   End of workshop

About CFEM
In CFEM – Center for the Foundations of Electronic Markets – economists and computer scientists work together to design new state-of-the-art e-trade solutions. New technologies that provide confidentiality and advanced economic models create the foundations for future electronic marketplaces. The Alexandra Institute is partner in CFEM. Read more here.

17 August from 08:00 to
19 August 13:30
May, date to be confirmed
University of Copenhagen, Alexandersalen, Bispetorvet 1-3, 1167 Copenhagen K
600 kr.
IT-City of Katrinebjerg

Åbogade 34

8200 Aarhus N
+45 70 27 70 12