Skip to content Skip to navigation

BBVA Foundations of Knowledge Award Ceremony

Jun 22 2013

The BBVA Foundations of Knowledge Prizes were awarded on June 20, completing a two-day ceremony. The first day, June 19, was highlighted by a concert at Teatro Real honoring especially the modern music laureate, Pierre Boulez. The foundation awarded prizes in eight areas:

  • Basic Sciences (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics)
  • Biomedicine
  • Ecology and Conservation Biology
  • Information and Communication Technologies
  • Economics, Finance and Management
  • Contemporary Music
  • Climate Change
  • Development Cooperation

The laureates’ short acceptance speeches are all posted on YouTube. Paul Milgrom’s speech is at this link, or can be watched below.

Latest News

The American Economic Association has named Paul Milgrom a Distinguished Fellow, which is the associations highest honor for lifetime achievement. According to the award citation, Milgrom "is the world’s leading auction designer, having helped design many of the auctions for radio spectrum...
Feb 21 2020
Paul delivered the 2019 Aumann lecture, honoring Nobel Laureate Robert Aumann in Israel in July 2019. This lecture was expanded and updated for Paul's 2019 Marshall lectures, delivered over two days at Cambridge University in November, 2019. Those lectures were recorded and are available online  at...
Sep 10 2019
Auctionomics, working on behalf of the C-Band Alliance, has proposed a novel auction design called FUEL ("flexible use and efficient licensing") to sell rights to use the C-band for 5g. The design, proposed in June 2019, is a combinatorial design in which bidders can bid for between 0-9 licenses in...