Workshop on Information, Networks and Markets

22 June 2010, 9am - 5:30pm   + evening dinner

Microsoft Research, Cambridge

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

Registration:

Please email Rachael via msrcevnt@microsoft.com if you haven't received an invitation.

Agenda

Morning:

 
Influence and contagion in networks, Mark Newman, University of Michigan
Spreading the Oprah Effect: The Diffusion of Exogenous Shocks in a Recommendation Network, Arun Sundararajan, New York University
Tea, Coffee & Refreshments
Solution quality in network games and auctions, Éva Tardos, Cornell University
 Social networks and research output, Marco J van der Leij, Cambridge University

 

Afternoon:

 

Community Structure and Market Outcomes: A repeated Games in Networks Approach, Itay Fainmesser, Harvard University
Cooperative Structures and Network Dynamics for an Industrial Ecosystem, Felix Reed-Tsochas, Oxford University
Quantity Competition in Networked Markets, Francesco Nava, London School of Economics
Microsoft Forza Auctions, Peter Key, Microsoft Research

Speakers

  • Arun Sundararajan, New York University
  • Éva Tardos, Cornell University
  • Francesco Nava, London School of Economics
  • Felix Reed-Tsochas, Oxford University
  • Itay Fainmesser, Harvard University
  • Marco J van der Leij, Cambridge University
  • Mark Newman, University of Michigan
  • Peter Key & Neil Walton, Microsoft Research/Cambridge University

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