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Jun 20 2010
Congratulations to my daughter, Elana Thurston-Milgrom, who has completed her masters degree at the Central European University in Budapest. Her thesis is “Verny and Wahr from A[ssimilationist]s to Z[ionists]”
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.

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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...
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.