DIMACS Workshop on Economics, Game Theory, and the Internet: Program

April 18-19 1997
DIMACS, CoRE Building, Rutgers University

Friday April 18th

8:15-9:00 A.M. Breakfast at DIMACS

9:00-9:05 A.M.

Welcome to DIMACS, Fred Roberts, DIMACS Director

9:05-10:15 A.M.

Hervé Moulin (Duke University) Fair division under network externalities

10:30-11:45 A.M.

Bill Sharkey (Federal Communications Commission) Economic Theory and Telecommunications Policy after the Telecommunications Act of 1996

11:45-1:00 P.M. Lunch at DIMACS

1:00-2:30 P.M.

Ken Binmore (University College London) Applying game theory to automated negotiation

Dean Foster (Penn) Calibrated Learning and Correlated Equilibrium

Eric Friedman, (Rutgers) Learning and implementation on the Internet

2:30-3:00 P.M.

Catherine Eckel (National Science Foundation) New NSF Initiatives

3:30-5:30 P.M.

Alok Gupta, (Connecticut) Designing Incentive Compatible Mechanisms for Internet Traffic Pricing

Yannis Korilis (Lucent Technologies) Pricing Noncooperative Networks

Nemo Semret, (Columbia) The Dynamics of an Auction for Network Resource Sharing

Dale Stahl (Texas-Austin) The inefficiency of auctions in dynamic stochastic environments

6:00-7:00 P.M.

Reception at the Rutgers Economics Department, 3rd floor, New Jersey Hall.

Saturday April 19th

8:15-9:00 A.M. Breakfast at DIMACS

9:00-10:15 A.M.

Hal Varian (U.C. Berkeley) Intellectual property rights in a digital environment

10:30-11:45 A.M.

Scott Shenker (Xerox PARC) with the assistance of others, Everything you always wanted to know but were afraid to ask about Economics, Game Theory and the Internet: A Survey and Q&A session.

11:45-1:00 P.M. Lunch at DIMACS

1:00-2:30 P.M.

Yannis Bakos , (U.C. Irvine) Bundling Information Goods: Pricing Profits and Efficiency

Bernardo Huberman (Xerox PARC) Social Dilemmas and Internet Latencies

Yoav Shoham (Stanford) On the role of incentives in network-based applications

2:45 -4:15 P.M.

Beth Allen (Minnesota) The economics of scientific data

Indrajit Ray (York) A simple model of slot allocation

Timothy VanZandt (Princeton) Information overload in a network of targeted communication

4:30 -6:00 P.M.

Van Kolpin (Oregon) Equitable pricing of directed use networks

Deborah Minehart (Boston U.) Link patterns in buyer-supplier networks: incentives and efficiency in graphs

Anne Van de Nouveland (Oregon) A one-stage model of link formation and payoff division

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