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Dec 25 2010
Hongbin Cai has been named dean of the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University. Professor Cai’s research has included both theoretical and applied work covering political economy, bargaining theory, game theory, and Chinese economic development. He completed his Stanford doctoral thesis...
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.”...

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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...