DIMACS Workshop on Economic Aspects of Information Sharing

February 7 - 8, 2013
Stanford University, Stanford, California

 Mackenzie Room (Huang Room 300)
 Huang Engineering Center
 475 Via Ortega
 Stanford, CA 94305
Nadia Fawaz, Technicolor, Nadia.Fawaz at technicolor.com
Ashish Goel, Stanford University, ashishg at stanford.edu
Stratis Ioannidis, Technicolor, Stratis.Ioannidis at technicolor.com
S. Muthukrishnan, Rutgers University, muthu at cs.rutgers.edu
Presented under the auspices of the Special Focus on Information Sharing and Dynamic Data Analysis and the DIMACS Special Focus on Algorithmic Foundations of the Internet. This workshop is also sponsored by Stanford University, Stanford RAIN, Technicolor, and Google (Student Sponsor).

Workshop Program:

Thursday, February 7, 2013

 8:00 -  8:45  Breakfast and Registration

 8:45 -  9:00  Opening Remarks

 9:00 - 10:00  Keynote
               Toward a Healthier Data Privacy Ecosystem
               Edward W. Felten, Princeton University

10:00 - 10:15  Break

10:15 - 11:45  Session 1

               Running a Survey when Privacy Comes at a Cost
               Katrina Ligett, Caltech

               Private Equilibrium Release, Large Games, and No-Regret Learning
               Aaron Roth, University of Pennsylvania

               Query-Based Data Pricing
               Dan Suciu, University of Washington

12:00 -  1:00  Lunch

 1:00 -  2:00  Keynote
               Bottlenecks on the Internet and Platform Competition
               Susan Athey, Stanford University

 2:15 -  4:15  Session 2

               On Bitcoin and Red Balloons
               Moshe Babaioff, Microsoft Research

               Social Publishing - Predictably Irrational
               Bindu Reddy, CEO, My Likes 

               The Economics of Sharing and Monetizing Anonymous First & Third Party Data
               Omar Tawakol, CEO, BlueKai 

               Impact of Internet Industry Structure on Revenue and Welfare 
               Jean Walrand, UC Berkeley 

 4:15 -  4:30  Break

 4:30 -  5:30  Panel - Economics of Online Data: Challenges and Possibilities
               Moderator: Ashish Goel, Stanford               
               Michael Abbott, Partner, KPCB
               Balaji Prabhakar, Stanford University
               Michael Schwarz, Google
               Kamakshi Sivaramakrishnan, CEO, Drawbridge
               Nina Taft, Technicolor
 5:30 -  7:00  Cocktail

Friday, February 8, 2013

 8:00 -  9:00  Breakfast and Registration

 9:00 - 10:00  Keynote
               Information Sharing in Recommendation Systems
               Andrea Montanari, Stanford University

10:00 - 10:15  Break

10:15 - 11:45  Session 3

               Transactional Privacy: Unknotting the Privacy Tussle with Economics  
               Augustin Chaintreau, Columbia University

               Dynamic Mechanism Design with Costly Information Acquisition  
               Hamid Nazerzadeh, University of Southern California
               Audit Games  
               Anupam Datta, Carnegie Mellon University

12:00 -  1:00  Lunch

 1:00 -  2:00  Keynote
               Designing Large-scale Nudge Algorithms 
               Balaji Prabhakar, Stanford University

 2:00 -  3:00  Session 4
               Online Learning and Posted Prices in Procurement   
               Yaron Singer, Google Research

               Budget Feasible Mechanisms for Experimental Design
               Thibaut Horel, INRIA

 3:00 -  3:15  Break

 3:15 -  4:45  Session 5

               Restaurants Fake it Until They Make It: Promotional Reviews on Yelp  
               Georgios Zervas, Yale University

               The Limits of Price Discrimination
               Benjamin Brooks, Princeton University

               Detecting Price and Search Discrimination On the Internet 
               Laszlo Gyarmati, Telefonica

 4:45 -  5:00  Wrap Up

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