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Paul R Milgrom (Prof)

Paul R Milgrom (Prof)

Professor of Economics, Stanford University; Co-founder and Chairman, Auctionomics

Prof. Paul Milgrom is the Shirley R and Leonard W Ely Professor of Humanities and Sciences in the Department of Economics at Stanford University, a member of the National Academy of Sciences, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and winner of the 2008 Nemmers Prize and the 2013 BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge prize. According to Google Scholar, his research works have more than 80,000 citations, covering multiple fields in economics. A leader in radio spectrum policy and auction theory and applications, Prof. Milgrom co-invented auction formats used for selling spectrum licenses in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

In 2009 Prof. Milgrom co-founded Auctionomics, a high stakes auction consulting and software firm that has helped governments worldwide design and implement complex auctions. It has also prepared companies across the globe to bid in complex auctions. Prof. Milgrom and Auctionomics recently led the design of the US Incentive Auction, which reallocated TV broadcast spectrum to mobile broadband use in the 600MHz band.

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