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May 21 2010
Two big spectrum auctions in India and Germany ended this week.
Feb 9 2010
The FCC has just posted a video of my 2003 lecture there as part of their “distinguished economists” series. The video can be found here, or in the video below.
Jan 1 2010
On January 1, I apparently became the first economist ever to be awarded funds under the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) program of the National Science Foundation. I am principal investigator for Auctionomics on a proposal entitled “Incorporating Bidder Budgets in Multi-Item Auctions.”...
Dec 12 2009
Over the years, I’ve invented several new multi-item auction mechanisms intended for use in practice. Portugal has now adopted the Day-Milgrom core-selecting auction mechanism for an upcoming radio spectrum auction. Detailed rules can be found here or on the Portuguese regulator’s website.
Nov 10 2009
Last weekend, Northwestern University held a conference honoring me and my receipt of the 2008 Nemmers prize in economics. My prize lecture can be found here or in the clip below.

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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...
Apr 19 2019
On April 12, 2019, Paul delivered the Robert Rosenthal Memorial lecture at Boston University. A video of that lecture is available here. 
May 1 2018
Paul Milgrom today was welcomed as the new chair of the economics section of the National Academy of Sciences. The Academy was created by President Abraham Lincoln to advise the United States on scientific matters. At its annual meeting, which ended yesterday, Paul was also a co-recipient of the...