Games, Learning, and Markets 2014 - June 20th

This Workshop is a cross-disciplinary event on Games, Learning and Markets at the intersection of Computer Science and Economics.

 

External Speakers:

  • Edith Elkind (University of Oxford): "Voting as maximum likelihood estimation: old and new results"
  • Omar Guerrero (University of Oxford): "Labor Dynamics Mediated by Networks"
  • Mark Kennedy (Imperial College London): “Theory and content analytics for macro-listening to emergence and change in markets, movements, and fields"
  • Elias Koutsoupias (University of Oxford): "Duality and optimality of auctions for the uniform distribution"
  • Suzy Moat (Warwick Business School): "Predicting human behaviour with Internet data"
  • Bang Dang Nguyen (University of Cambridge, Judge Business School): “Political Connections and Firm Value: Evidence from Regression Discontinuity Design of Close Gubernatorial Elections”
  • Maria Polukarov (University of Southampton): "Voting games"

 

Internal Speakers:

  • Thore Graepel: “Tabular: A Schema-Driven Probabilistic Programming Language”
  • Ian Kash: "Proper Scores for Property Elicitation"

 

Agenda: 

  9:15

   Breakfast 
  9:50   

 Bang Dang Nguyen: “Political Connections and Firm Value: Evidence from Regression

                                   Discontinuity Design of Close Gubernatorial Elections” 

 10:30     Omar Guerrero: "Labor Dynamics Mediated by Networks" 
 11:10     Coffee break 
 11:30   

 Mark Kennedy: “Theory and content analytics for macro-listening to emergence and change

                              in markets, movements, and fields"

 12:10     Thore Graepel: “Tabular: A Schema-Driven Probabilistic Programming Language”
 12:40     Lunch 
 14:00     Suzy Moat: "Predicting human behaviour with Internet data" 
 14:40     Elias Koutsoupias: "Duality and optimality of auctions for the uniform distribution" 
 15:20     Ian Kash: "Proper Scores for Property Elicitation" 
 15:50     Coffee break 
 16:10    Edith Elkind: "Voting as maximum likelihood estimation: old and new results"
 16:50    Maria Polukarov: "Voting games"
 17:30    Canapés & drinks 

 

Organisers: Yoram Bachrach, Sofia CeppiThore Graepel, Ian Kash and Peter Key, Microsoft Research

Location: Microsoft Research Cambridge

 21 Station Road, CB1 2FB

Local Information: For further details on Microsoft's recommended travel and accommodation information please go to: Visit Microsoft Research Cambridge