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Sep 19 2014
On September 18, economists Preston McAfee, Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson received the Golden Goose Award in a ceremony at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC. The award is given annually to federally funded researchers whose “seemingly obscure studies have led to major breakthroughs and...
Jan 5 2014
Paul was a lunchtime speaker at the AEA luncheon on January 4, 2014, honoring 2012 Nobel laureates Lloyd Shapley and Alvin Roth. The event was webcast and a link to the video is here.
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:
Jun 6 2013
Paul Milgrom today delivered the annual Nomura lecture at the Mathematics Institute at Oxford University in the UK. The annual lecture highlights applications of mathematics in a variety of different fields. This year’s lecture, entitled “Strategy-Proof Auctions for Complex Resource Allocations,”...
Apr 18 2013
A conference that Stanford has dubbed the “Milgromfest” was held on April 19-20, 2013 to honor Paul Milgrom’s 65th birthday. The conference featured sessions with economics research papers presented by Paul’s former students and collaborators in diverse areas. The conference program includes...

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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...