Workshops and Tutorial schedule has been announced.

NEW: The schedule is now available in Google calendar format here.

Monday, June 18, 2018
6:00 - 8:00 PM

Reception and Poster Session in Gates Hall

Tuesday, June 19, 2018
8:15 - 9:00 AM
Breakfast (Location: Park Atrium)
9:00 - 9:15 AM
Opening (Statler Auditorium) Plenary
9:15 - 10:15 AM
Location: Statler Auditorium
Chair: Jon Kleinberg

Invited talk: Sendhil Mullainathan
Algorithmic Fairness and the Social Welfare Function

10:15 - 10:45 AM
Coffee Break (Location: Park Atrium)
10:45 - 11:45 AM
Session 1A: Information Acquisition I
Location: Statler Auditorium
Chair: Sven Seuken

Strategyproof linear regression in high dimensions
Yiling Chen, Chara Podimata, Ariel Procaccia and Nisarg Shah

Optimal data acquisition for statistical estimation
Yiling Chen, Nicole Immorlica, Brendan Lucier, Vasilis Syrgkanis and Juba Ziani

Optimal and Myopic Information Acquisition
Annie Liang, Xiaosheng Mu and Vasilis Syrgkanis

Session 1B: Sharing Economy
Location: Room #196
Chair: Augustin Chaintreau

Surge Pricing Moves Uber's Driver-Partners
Alice Lu, Peter Frazier and Oren Kislev

The sharing economy and housing affordability: Evidence from Airbnb
Barron, Edward Kung and Davide Proserpio

Advertising strategy in the presence of reviews: an empirical analysis
Brett Hollenbeck, Sridhar Moorthy and Davide Proserpio

11:45 - 11:55 AM
10-minute Break
11:55 AM - 12:55 PM
Session 2A: Information Acquisition II
Location: Statler Auditorium
Chair: Ozan Candogan

Learnability and models of decision making under uncertainty
Pathikrit Basu and Federico Echenique

Strategic classification from revealed preferences
Jinshuo Dong, Aaron Roth, Zachary Schutzman, Bo Waggoner and Zhiwei Steven Wu

Overabundant information and learning traps
Annie Liang and Xiaosheng Mu

Session 2B: Social Choice and Pricing
Location: Room #196
Chair: Vincent Conitzer

Consistent approval-based multi-winner rules
Martin Lackner and Piotr Skowron

Social choice with non-quasi linear utilities
Hongyao Ma, Reshef Meir and David C. Parkes

Optimal pricing and Introduction timing of new virtual machines
Ian Kash, Peter Key and Spyros Zoumpoulis

12:55 - 2:25 PM
Lunch (Location: Carrier Ballroom)
2:25 - 3:45 PM
Session 3A: Combinatorial Auctions
Location: Statler Auditorium
Chair: Yang Cai

Combinatorial auctions with endowment effect
Moshe Babaioff, Shahar Dobzinski and Sigal Oren

The Combinatorial clock auction: the effects of strategic behaviour and the price increment rule on social welfare
Max Dupre La Tour and Adrian Vetta

Designing core-selecting payment rules: A computational search approach
Benjamin Lubin, Benedikt Bunz and Sven Seuken

Fast core pricing for rich advertising auctions
Jason Hartline, Nicole Immorlica, Mohammad Reza Khani, Brendan Lucier and Rad Niazadeh

Session 3B: Equilibria Computation
Location: Room #196
Chair Ruta Mehta

Computational complexity of proper equilibrium
Kristoffer Arnsfelt Hansen and Troels Bjerre Lund

Computing a subgame perfect equilibrium of a sequential matching game
Yasushi Kawase, Yutaro Yamaguchi and Yu Yokoi

The Big Match with a clock and a bit of memory
Kristoffer Arnsfelt Hansen, Rasmus Ibsen-Jensen and Abraham Neyman

Incremental strategy generation for Stackelberg equilibria in extensive-form Games
Jakub Cerny, Branislav Bosansky and Christopher Kiekintveld

3:45 - 4:15 PM
Coffee Break (Location: Park Atrium)
4:15 - 5:35 PM
Session 4A: Mechanism Design I
Location: Statler Auditorium
Chair: Nima Haghpanah

Non-clairvoyant dynamic mechanism design
Vahab Mirrokni, Renato Paes Leme, Pingzhong Tang and Song Zuo

Robust repeated auctions under heterogeneous buyer behavior
Shipra Agrawal, Constantinos Daskalakis, Vahab Mirrokni and Balasubramanian Sivan

A general theory of sample complexity for multi-item profit maximization
Maria-Florina Balcan, Tuomas Sandholm and Ellen Vitercik

Are two (samples) really better than one? On the non-asymptotic performance of empirical revenue maximization
Moshe Babaioff, Yannai A. Gonczarowski, Yishay Mansour and Shay Moran

Session 4B: Information Acquisition and Rationality
Location: Room #196
Chair: Georgios Piliouras

Water from two rocks: maximizing the mutual information
Yuqing Kong and Grant Schoenebeck

Eliciting expertise without verification
Yuqing Kong and Grant Schoenebeck

The one-shot crowdfunding game.
Itai Arieli, Moran Koren and Rann Smorodinsky

Dancing pigs or externalities? Measuring the rationality of security decisions
Elissa M. Redmiles, Michelle L. Mazurek and John P. Dickerson

6:00-7:00 PM
Location: Statler Auditorium
Chair: Glen Weyl

Invited talk: Vitalik Buterin
Mechanism design challenges in cryptocurrency and blockchains

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
8:15 - 9:00 AM
Breakfast (Location: Park Atrium) Women in EC Breakfast ( 8am-9am Carrier Ballroom)
9:00 - 10:00 AM
Location: Statler Auditorium
Chair: Edith Elkind

Invited talk: Eric Budish
High-Frequency Trading and the Design of Financial Exchanges: Will the Market Fix the Market?

10:00 - 10:30 AM
Coffee Break (Location: Park Atrium)
10:30 - 11:30 AM
Session 5A: Prophet Inequalities
Location: Statler Auditorium
Chair: Brendan Lucier

Delegated search approximates efficient search
Jon Kleinberg and Robert Kleinberg

Prophet secretary: surpassing the 1-1/e barrier
Yossi Azar, Ashish Chiplunkar and Haim Kaplan

Prophets and secretaries with overbooking
Tomer Ezra, Michal Feldman and Ilan Nehama

Session 5B: Matching
Location: Room #196
Chair: Nisarg Shah

Almost optimal stochastic weighted matching with few queries
Soheil Behnezhad and Nima Reyhani

First-choice maximal and first-choice stable school choice mechanisms
Umut Dur, Timo Mennle and Sven Seuken

Stable marriage with multi-modal preferences
Jiehua Chen, Rolf Niedermeier and Piotr Skowron

11:30 - 11:40 AM
10-minute Break
11:40 AM - 12:30 PM
Test of Time award (Location: Statler Auditorium)
Chair: Tuomas Sandholm

First Analyses of the Generalized Second Price Auction (GSP) for Sponsored Search: Hal R. Varian, Benjamin Edelman, Michael Ostrovsky, Michael Schwarz, Gagan Aggarwal, Ashish Goel, and the late Rajeev Motwani.

12:30 - 2:00 PM
Lunch (Location: Carrier Ballroom)
2:00 - 3:30 PM
Business meeting (Statler Auditorium)
3:30 - 4.30 PM
Session 6A: Mechanism Design II
Location: Statler Auditorium
Chair: Mohammad Mahdian

Interdependent values without single-crossing
Alon Eden, Michal Feldman, Amos Fiat and Kira Goldner

Credible mechanisms
Mohammad Akbarpour and Shengwu Li

The best of both worlds: asymptotically efficient mechanisms with a guarantee on the expected gains-from-trade
Moshe Babaioff, Yang Cai, Yannai A. Gonczarowski and Mingfei Zhao

Session 6B: Equilibrium Dynamics
Location: Room #196
Chair: Aviad Rubinstein

Multiplicative weights update in zero-sum games
James Bailey and Georgios Piliouras

Cycles in zero sum differential games and biological diversity
Tung Mai, Milena Mihail, Ioannis Panageas, Vijay Vazirani, Will Ratcliff and Peter Yunker

Dynamics of distributed updating in Fisher markets
Yun Kuen Cheung, Richard Cole and Yixin Tao

4:30 - 5:00 PM
Coffee Break (Location: Park Atrium)
5:00 - 6:00 PM
Session 7A: Mechanism Design III
Location: Statler Auditorium
Chair: Adrian Vetta

Optimal deterministic mechanisms for an additive buyer
Moshe Babaioff, Noam Nisan and Aviad Rubinstein

Revenue loss in shrinking markets
Shahar Dobzinski and Nitzan Uziely

99% Revenue via Enhanced Competition
Michal Feldman, Ophir Friedler and Aviad Rubinstein

Session 7B: Equilibrium Analysis
Location: Room #196
Chair: Nicolas Stier

Network pricing: how to induce optimal flows under strategic link operators
Jose Correa, Cristobal Guzman, Thanasis Lianeas, Evdokia Nikolova and Marc Schroder

Polynomial time equilibria in bottleneck congestion games
Costas Busch and Rajgopal Kannan

Spatio-temporal security games beyond one dimension
Soheil Behnezhad, Mahsa Derakhshan, Mohammadtaghi Hajiaghayi and Saeed Seddighin

6:30 PM
Conference Dinner (Location: Duffield Atrium)
Thursday, June 21, 2018
8:15 - 9:00 AM
Breakfast (Location: Park Atrium)
9:00 - 10:00 AM
AGT Fest: invited talks from conferences (Location: Statler Auditorium)
Chair: Nicole Immorlica

Safe and Nested Subgame Solving for Imperfect-Information Games , NIPS'17
Noam Brown and Tuomas Sandholm

First-Price Auctions with General Information Structures: Implications for Bidding and Revenue, Econometrica
Dirk Bergemann, Ben Brooks and Stephen E. Morris

Welfare Guarantees from Data , NIPS'17
Darrell Hoy, Denis Nekipelov, and Vasilis Syrgkanis

10:00 - 10:30 AM
Coffee Break (Location: Park Atrium)
10:30 - 11:50 AM
Session 8A: Mechanism Design IV
Location: Statler Auditorium
Chair: Alex Slivkins

The price of prior dependence in auctions
Pingzhong Tang and Yulong Zeng

Prior-independent optimal auctions
Omar Besbes and Amine Allouah

Learning to bid without knowing your value
Zhe Feng, Chara Podimata and Vasilis Syrgkanis

Selling to a no-regret buyer
Mark Braverman, Jieming Mao, Jon Schneider and S. Matthew Weinberg

Session 8B: Market Experiments
Location: Room #196
Chair: Kevin Leyton-Brown

A/B testing
Eduardo Azevedo, Alex Deng, Jose Montiel Olea, Justin Rao and E. Glen Weyl

A personalized BDM mechanism for efficient market intervention experiments
Imanol Arrieta Ibarra and Johan Ugander

The costs of entering through tying: experimental evidence
Hyunjin Kim and Michael Luca

Reputation in the long-run
Apostolos Filippas, John Joseph Horton and Joseph Golden

11:50 AM - 12:00 PM
10-minute Break
12:00 - 12:40 PM
Dissertation Award (Location: Statler Auditorium)
Chair: Nicole Immorlica

Hardness of Approximation Between P and NP
Aviad Rubinstein

12:40 - 2:10 PM
Lunch (Location: Carrier Ballroom)
2:10 - 3:30 PM
Session 9A: Fair Allocation
Location: Statler Auditorium
Chair: Omer Tamuz

Fair allocation of indivisible goods: improvements and Generalizations
Masood Seddighin, Mohammad Ghodsi, Mohammadtaghi Hajiaghayi, Saeed Seddighin and Hadi Yami

Finding fair and efficient allocations
Siddharth Barman, Sanath Kumar Krishnamurthy and Rohit Vaish

Fair allocation of indivisible public goods
Brandon Fain, Kamesh Munagala and Nisarg Shah

How to make envy vanish over time
Gerdus Benade, Aleksandr Kazachkov, Ariel Procaccia and Christos-Alexandros Psomas

Session 9B: Markets and Networks
Location: Room #196
Chair: Grant Schoenebeck

Redistribution through markets
Piotr Dworczak, Scott Duke Kominers and Mohammad Akbarpour

Optimal commissions and subscriptions in networked markets
John Birge, Ozan Candogan, Hongfan Chen and Daniela Saban

Trading networks with frictions
Tamas Fleiner, Ravi Jagadeesan, Zsuzsanna Janko and Alexander Teytelboym

Chain stability in trading networks
John Hatfield, Scott Kominers, Alexandru Nichifor, Michael Ostrovsky and Alexander Westkamp

3:30 - 4:00 PM
Coffee Break (Location: Park Atrium)
4:00 - 5:20 PM
Session 10A: Learning and Social Networks
Location: Statler Auditorium
Chair: Hossein Esfandiari

Naive Bayesian learning in social networks
Jerry Anunrojwong and Nat Sothanaphan

Bayesian social learning in a dynamic environment
Krishna Dasaratha, Benjamin Golub and Nir Hak

Social learning equilibria
Elchanan Mossel, Manuel Mueller Frank, Allan Sly and Omer Tamuz

Diffusion, seeding, and the value of network information
Mohammad Akbarpour, Suraj Malladi and Amin Saberi

Session 10B: Mechanism Design V
Location: Room #196
Chair: Inbal Talgam-Cohen

On the construction of substitutes
Eric Balkanski and Renato Paes Leme

Frugal auction design for set systems: vertex cover and knapsack
Mohammad Hajiaghayi, Mohammadreza Khani and Saeed Seddighin

Matching auctions for search and native ads
Ruggiero Cavallo, Maxim Sviridenko and Christopher Wilkens

The efficiency of resource allocation mechanisms for budget-constrained users
Ioannis Caragiannis and Alexandros Voudouris

5:20 PM
Main EC program ends