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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.
Jul 6 2009
Congratulations to Bruno Strulovici, winner of the Young Researcher Prize from Review of Financial Studies for his joint paper on “Performance Sensitive Debt.” Bruno did his doctoral work at Stanford in the department of Management Science and Engineering, supervised by Thomas Weber, before...
Apr 8 2009
Nicolaj Siggelkow reports that he has just been promoted to full professor at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Congratulations to Nicolaj!
Nov 18 2008
Congratulations to my Stanford classmate, coauthor and friend, Bengt Holmstrom, who has been elected second vice-president of the Econometric Society (winning against me!). Bengt will become president of the Society in 2011. The election is a high honor in recognition of a career of high...


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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...