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Rational Epidemic Theory and Game Theoretic Models 

Dr. Flavio Toxvaerd gave a plenary talk at The Bridging Disciplinary Divides for Behaviorally Modulated Mathematical Models in Human Epidemiology workshop. Read More>>

Published on - Thursday 27th May 2021

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COVID-19

Epidemic Theory

Game Theory

Models



Nobel Prize for Economist Who Gave Marshall Lecture 

Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson have been honoured with the Nobel prize for economics for their work on auction theory. Professor Milgrom visited the Faculty of Economics to give the Marshall Lecture in 2019, when he explained how the tools of game theory were applied to auctions. Dr Matthew Elliott looks at his work, that was instrumental in getting governments to use auctions instead of procurement, and how those auctions have enabled governments to raise revenue around the world.

Published on - Monday 19th October 2020

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Markets

Game Theory

Applied Economics

Technology



An Interview with Professor Paul Milgrom 

Professor Paul Milgrom (Berkeley) was interviewed by PhD Candidate Alan Walsh about his the 2019-2020 Marshall Lecture on "Market Design When Resource Allocation is NP-Hard", and the role that market design can play in helping with some of the challenges currently facing the world.

Published on - Tuesday 26th November 2019

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Microeconomics

Market Design

Finance

Game Theory



Market Design When Resource Allocation is NP-Hard - Paul Milgrom 

Professor Paul Milgrom (Stanford Department of Economics) will give this years Marshall Lecture on "Market Design When Resource Allocation is NP-Hard". The lectures will take place on Tuesday 19th and Wednesday 20th November 2019. Both lectures will start at 5.00pm and be held in Lady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge. A question and answer session will take place after the second lecture.

Event Date - Tuesday 19th November 2019 - Wednesday 20th November 2019

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Microeconomics

Market Design

Finance

Game Theory



Council of the Game Theory Society 

Professor Sanjeev Goyal has been elected to the Council of the Game Theory Society. The Game Theory Society is an international society for the advancement of game theory and its applications and the Council acts as the governing board of the Society. Read More>>

Published on - Monday 23rd September 2019

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Game Theory




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