YoungEC '17

Young Researcher Workshop on Economics and Computation

Tel Aviv, Israel

Program


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Location

Talks will take place at Bnei Zion Hall, Beit Hatfutzot or at Yaglom Hall, Senate Building

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Slides and videos of all speakers may be found below or via the links on navigation bar on top.


January 1st (Sunday):

Location: Yaglom Hall, Senate Building , Tel Aviv University

18:30 — 20:30 Reception and Scientific Introduction
Scientific introduction and Welcome reception

January 2nd (Monday):

Location: Bnei Zion Hall, Beit Hatfutzot, Tel Aviv University

09:00 — 09:30 Welcome
09:30 — 10:30 Noam Nisan: Complexity of Pricing [abstract] [video]
10:30 — 11:00 Kira Goldner: The FedEx Problem [abstract] [video]
11:00 — 11:20 Coffee
11:20 — 11:50 Zihe Wang: Geometric Approaches to Auction Design [abstract] [video]
11:55 — 12:25 Alon Eden: The Competition Complexity of Auctions: A Bulow-Klemperer Result for Multi-Dimensional Bidders [abstract] [video]
12:30 — 13:00 Christos Tzamos: Does Information Revelation Improve Revenue? [abstract] [video]
13:05 — 15:00 Lunch

Location: Yaglom Hall, Senate Building , Tel Aviv University

15:00 — 15:30 Manish Raghavan: Planning Problems for Sophisticated Agents with Present Bias [abstract] [video]
15:35 — 16:05 Gali Noti: An Experimental Evaluation of Regret-Based Econometrics [abstract] [video]
16:10 — 16:30 Coffee
16:30 — 17:30 Ariel Rubinstein: Directions in Modeling Bounded Rationality [abstract] [video]
19:30 Activity (Escape room / food tour)

January 3rd (Tuesday):

Location: Bnei Zion Hall, Beit Hatfutzot, Tel Aviv University

09:00 — 10:00 Moshe Tennenholtz: AI with GT Flavor
10:05 — 10:35 Irene Lo: A Simple Model for the Top Trading Cycles School Choice Mechanism Using Fluid Approximation [abstract] [video]
10:40 — 11:10 Alice Gao: Peer Grading: From Theory to Practice [abstract] [video]
11:10 — 11:30 Coffee
11:30 — 12:00 Jan Christoph Schlegel: Testing Choice Theories [abstract] [video]
12:05 — 12:35 Nick Arnosti: Centralized Clearinghouse Design: A Quantity-Quality Tradeoff [abstract] [video]
12:40 — 13:10 Assaf Romm: The law of one price for heterogeneous good (w/ Avinatan Hassidim) [abstract] [video]
13:15 — 15:00 Lunch

Location: Yaglom Hall, Senate Building , Tel Aviv University

15:05 — 15:35 Thodoris Lykouris: Learning in Games: Robustness of Fast Convergence [abstract] [video]
15:40 — 16:10 Okke Schrijvers: Online prediction with selfish experts [abstract] [video]
16:10 — 16:30 Coffee
16:30 — 17:30 Sergiu Hart: Calibration, Smooth Calibration, and Game Dynamics [abstract] [video]

January 4th (Wednesday):

Location: Bnei Zion Hall, Beit Hatfutzot, Tel Aviv University

09:00 — 10:00 Andrew Chi-Chih Yao: Recent Progress on Simple Multi-item Auctions [abstract] [video]
10:00 — 10:20 Coffee
10:20 — 10:50 Yannai Gonczarowski: Efficient Empirical Revenue Maximization in Single-Parameter Auction Environments [abstract] [video]
10:55 — 11:25 Shoshana Vasserman: Spilling Secrets to Competitors: The Value of Information Revelation under Price Competition [abstract] [video]
11:30 — 11:50 Coffee
11:55 — 12:25 Tomer Ezra: Pricing Social Goods [abstract] [video]
12:30 — 13:00 Bo Waggoner: On Information Elicitation and Mechanism Design [abstract] [video]
13:05 — 15:00 Lunch

Location: Yaglom Hall, Senate Building , Tel Aviv University

15:00 — 15:30 Annie Liang: Predicting Initial Play Using Crowd Predictions [abstract] [video]
15:35 — 16:05 James Wright: Algorithmic Modeling of Human Behavior [abstract] [video]
16:10 — 16:30 Coffee
16:30 — 17:30 Ido Erev: From Anomalies to Forecasts: Toward a Descriptive Model of Human Choice Behavior [abstract] [video]
19:30 Workshop dinner at Bariba Restaurant

January 5th (Thursday):

Location: Bnei Zion Hall, Beit Hatfutzot, Tel Aviv University

09:00 — 10:00 Tim Roughgarden: Complexity Theory and Algorithmic Game Theory: Some New Connections [abstract] [video]
10:00 — 10:30 Haifeng Xu: Algorithmic Bayesian Persuasion [abstract] [video]
10:30 — 10:50 Coffee
10:50 — 11:20 Inbal Talgam Cohen: Approximate Modularity Revisited [abstract] [video]
11:25 — 11:55 Jieming Mao: Simultaneous Communication Complexity of Two-party Combinatorial Auctions [abstract] [video]
12:00 — 12:30 Ophir Friedler: A Simple and Approximately Optimal Mechanism for a Buyer with Complements [abstract] [video]
12:30 — 14:30 Lunch
14:30 — 15:00 Rachel Cummings: The Strange Case of Privacy in Equilibrium Models [abstract] [video]
15:05 — 15:35 Simina Branzei: Nash social welfare for strategic agents [abstract] [video]
15:40 — 16:10 Aviad Rubinstein: Beyond-X: Toward more general Prophet Inequalities and Secretary Problems [abstract] [video]
16:10 — 16:30 Coffee
16:30 — 17:30 Michal Feldman: Posted price mechanisms [abstract] [video]
19:30 TLV all nighter

Important information

Dates: 1st January to 5th January, 2017
Venue:   Tel Aviv University, Beit-Hatfutsot

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This conference is supported by the European Research Council (ERC)
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