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Sep 28 2012
“This is a big deal.” With those words, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski introduced the FCC’s latest initiative to develop a wireless information superhighway for US businesses and consumers. The Commissioners voted 5-0 to propose a system that would encourage U.S. television broadcasters to turn in...
Jun 14 2012
The National Science Foundation released today a video interview with Paul Milgrom as part of its ScienceLive program. The interview is a personal one, asking about influences in Paul’s life and career. A link to the article and video are here.
Jun 13 2012
On June 12, the Brazilian regulator, Anatel, conducted its first 4G spectrum auction, selling spectrum in the 2500MHz band. By far the most valuable spectrum licenses sold in this auction were the paired bands optimized for use with LTE-FDD. These bands, however, were packaged with obligations to...
Mar 27 2012
An FCC Press Release today was headlined: “FCC ANNOUNCES PAUL MILGROM AND OTHER LEADING AUCTION EXPERTS TO ADVISE COMMISSION ON INCENTIVE AUCTION DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION.” In excerpt, it reports:
Sep 19 2011
Paul’s 20-year-old research on incentives was mentioned in an article published on September 19 in the New York Times. According to the article,

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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...