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...