Event: Networked Markets Seminar with Prof. Ruben Juarez

Economics

On Wednesday the 26th Ruben Juarez will be giving a brief presentation entitled “Designing networked markets with good equilibria.”
Ruben Juarez is a professor from the Department of Economics here at Manoa. His research interests include Microeconomic Theory, Game Theory, Mechanism Design and Network Economics.

The talk will be geared towards undergraduates and graduate students.

Aka Math presenter: Ruben Juarez

Keller 318
Wednesday, February 26th
3:30 – 4:30.
coffee and snacks served beforehand

Summary of presentation:
We provide an introduction to several network economic problems. We will focus in three applications: matching markets, traffic (routing) problems and resource allocation problems. We will introduce mechanisms (algorithms) that satisfy desirable properties like efficiency, non-manipulability (incentive compatibility) and fairness.

Hope to see you there!

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