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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.
Apr 22 2008
Northwestern University announced today that Paul Milgrom has been awarded the 2007-08 Erwin Plein Nemmers Prize in economics “for contributions dramatically expanding the understanding of the role of information and incentives in a variety of settings, including auctions, the theory of the firm,...
Apr 19 2008
Congratulations to my Stanford undergraduate mentee, Sahand Rabbani, who today received a Wallace Sterling Prize for ranking in the top 25 graduating seniors in the College of Humanities and Sciences. This is particularly impressive because Sahand has taken two simultaneous bachelor’s degrees in...

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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...