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October 26-28, 2001

Combinatorial Bidding Conference

 
 
Friday October 26
TimeEvent
4:00 p.m.Check-In
7:00 p.m.Dinner
Saturday October 27
TimeEvent
7:30 - 8:15Breakfast
8:15 - 8:30Opening
8:30 - 10:00
Lawrence Ausubel and Paul Milgrom
Ascending Auctions with Package Bidding (pdf) (140 KB)
Discussant(s): Charles Kahn, Robert Weber
10:00 - 10:30Break
10:30 - 12:00Tradeoffs in Combinatorial Auction Design
Aleksandar Pekec and Michael Rothkopf
Tradeoffs in Combinatorial Auction Design (pdf) (130 KB)
Discussant(s): Robert Forsythe, Dan Levin, Daniel Vincent
12:00 - 1:30Lunch - Keynote speech
David Sappington, Chief Economist FCC
1:30 - 2:00FCC 700 MHz Auction Design and Software
Craig Bomberger, FCC
Package Bidding System Screenshots (pdf) (1.92 MB)
2:00 - 3:00Issues in Scaling Up the 700 MHz Auction Design
Karla Hoffman, FCC
Issues in Scaling Up the 700 MHz Auction Design (pdf) (1.17 MB)
3:00 - 3:30Discussion
Discussant(s): Craig Bomberger, Karla Hoffman, Evan Kwerel, Walter Strack, Karen Wrege
3:30 - 4:00Break
4:00 - 5:00Market Clearing Technology for Markets with Expressive Bidding
Tuomas Sandholm
Discussant(s): Martin Durbin, Kevin Leyton-Brown
6:00 - 7:00Reception
7:00 - 9:00Dinner
Sunday October 28
TimeEvent
7:30 - 8:30Breakfast
8:30 - 10:00Balanced Budget Mechanism Design for Combinatorial Exchanges
David Parkes, Jayant Kalagnanam and Marta Eso
Balanced Budget Mechanism Design for Combinatorial Exchanges (pdf) (217 KB)
Discussant(s): Robert Rosenthal, Charles Zheng
10:00 - 10:30Break
10:30 - 12:00Panel Discussion: What is the Best Feasible Mechanism for Auctioning FCC Spectrum Licenses?
Moderator: Evan Kwerel
Discussant(s): Peter Cramton, Karla Hoffman, John Kagle, Paul Milgrom
12:00 - 12:15Closing
12:15 - 1:30Lunch
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