Selected Talks and Presentations


Economics Research:

  • "Patent Trolls: Evidence from Targeted Firms"
    (joint work with Cohen and Gurun)
    • "Entrepreneurial Finance" session, AFA Meetings, January 4, 2015.
    • Harvard Law, Economics, and Organizations Workshop, November 24, 2014.
    • University of Chicago Booth School of Business Applied Economics Workshop, November 5, 2014.
    • NBER Summer Institute Workshop on Innovation, July 16, 2014.
  • "Strategy-Proofness, Investment Efficiency, and Marginal Returns: An Equivalence"
    (joint work with Hatfield and Kojima)
    • Becker Friedman Institute "Celebration of the Life and Work of Gary S. Becker," October 30, 2014. (Video.)
    • 12th Meeting of the Society for Social Choice and Welfare, June 18, 2014.
    • 15th ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce (EC'14), June 12, 2014.
    • University of Chicago Special Workshop, January 24, 2014.
    • "Frontiers of Market Design" session, AEA Meetings, January 5, 2014.
    • Stanford University Game Theory and Computation Seminar, October 24, 2013.
  • "The Coase Theorem and Voluntary Transaction Costs"
    (joint work with Barry and Hatfield)
    • Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics, October 20, 2014.
    • Centre de Recherches en Economie et Droit, October 16, 2014.
  • "Stability and Competitive Equilibrium in Trading Networks"
    (the five-author paper)
    • University of Pennsylvania Computer Science Theory Seminar, April 25, 2014.
    • University of Wisconsin–Madison Economic Theory Workshop, September 30, 2011. (Presented as part of "Stability and Competitive Equilibrium in Matching Markets with Transfers.")
    • Milton Friedman Institute for Research in Economics "Matching and Price Theory" conference, May 6, 2011.
    • "Frontiers of Matching Theory" session, American Economic Association Meetings, January 7, 2011.
  • "Matching Markets with Taxation of Transfers"
    (joint work with Sonia Jaffe)
    • Sciences Po "Taxation and Matching" workshop, March 21, 2014.
  • "Priorities vs. Precedence in School Choice"
    (joint work with Dur, Pathak, and Sönmez)
    • Cornell University Joint Microeconomic Theory and Computer Science Seminar, April 21, 2014.
    • University of Rochester Economic Theory Seminar, March 5, 2013.
    • Harvard/MIT Economic Theory Seminar, February 13, 2013.
    • Yale University Microeconomic Theory Workshop, November 6, 2013.
    • Microsoft Research New England Game Theory & Computation Seminar, October 30, 2013.
  • "Designing for Diversity in Matching"
    (joint work with Tayfun Sönmez)
    • 14th ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce (EC'13), June 20, 2013.
    • University of Maryland IO/Theory Seminar, May 7, 2013.
    • Second Cambridge Area Economics and Computation Day (CAEC'13), April 26, 2013.
    • Washington University in St. Louis Economic Theory Workshop, April 16, 2013.
    • NYU Microeconomic Theory Workshop, March 27, 2013.
    • University of Michigan Economic Theory Seminar, March 15, 2013.
    • "Whither Affirmative Action?" session, American Economic Association Meetings, January 5, 2013.
    • Microsoft Research New England Research Seminar, December 18, 2012.
    • NBER Market Design Working Group Meeting, October 20, 2012.
    • Econometric Society North American Summer Meetings, June 30, 2012.
    • University of Chicago Workshop in Economic Theory, April 10, 2012.
    • Measuring and Interpreting Inequality Working Group Inaugural Meeting, February 18, 2012.
  • "Empty Voting and Social Welfare"
    (joint work with Barry and Hatfield)
    • Harvard Law, Economics, and Organizations Workshop, November 26, 2012.
    • University of Chicago Workshop in Applications of Economics, May 21, 2012.
  • "Multilateral Matching"
    (joint work with John William Hatfield)
    • "Price Theory and Market Design" session, American Economic Association Meetings, January 7, 2012.
    • NBER Market Design Working Group Meeting, October 28, 2011.
    • Columbia University Microeconomic Theory Colloquium, October 31, 2011.
    • Stanford Graduate School of Business Economics Seminar, October 19, 2011. (Presented as part of "Stability and Competitive Equilibrium in Matching Markets with Transfers.")
    • Maastricht University "Recent Developments in Market Design" workshop, September 14, 2011.
  • "Concordance among Holdouts"
    (joint work with E. Glen Weyl)
  • "Contract Design and Stability in Matching Markets"
    (joint work with John William Hatfield)
    • "Pricing and Contracts" session, Econometric Society Meetings, January 9, 2011.
  • "Frontiers of Matching Theory"
    (joint work with John William Hatfield and others)
  • "Matching in Networks with Bilateral Contracts"
    (joint work with John William Hatfield)
  • "Sticky Content and the Structure of the Web"
    • 2009 Workshop on The Economics of Networks, Systems, and Computation, NetEcon'09), July 7, 2009. (Paper, slides.)
  • "Dynamic Position Auctions with Consumer Search"
  • "Using Matching with Preferences over Colleagues to Solve Classical Matching Problems"

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