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Apr 8 2009
Nicolaj Siggelkow reports that he has just been promoted to full professor at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Congratulations to Nicolaj!
Nov 18 2008
Congratulations to my Stanford classmate, coauthor and friend, Bengt Holmstrom, who has been elected second vice-president of the Econometric Society (winning against me!). Bengt will become president of the Society in 2011. The election is a high honor in recognition of a career of high...
Jul 25 2008
Congratulations to my PhD advisee, Lixin Ye, who was awarded tenure at Ohio State University. Lixin has produced voluminous research on auctions and industrial organization, including both theoretical and experimental analysis. Congratulations Lixin!
Jul 4 2008
Another round of congratulations for my Stanford undergraduate mentee, Sahand Rabbani. I wrote an earlier post about Sahand’s 2008 Wallace Sterling prize, awarded for ranking in the top 1% of graduating seniors in the School of Humanities and Sciences and his 2008 Terman Prize from the School of...
Jun 22 2008
Congratulations to my children, Josh and Elana Thurston-Milgrom.

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Dec 9 2020
In this pandemic year, Paul Milgrom and Bob Wilson received their Nobel prize medals and diplomas in an abbreviated ceremony in Paul's backyard on the morning of December 8. The discussion quickly turned to the sheer number of "firsts" associated with this Nobel prize in economics. It was the first...
Nov 5 2020
The 2020 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel has been awarded to Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson "for improvements to auction theory and invention of new auction formats." As explained in the prize announcement, the prize is awarded annually by the Royal Swedish...
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...