Sébastien Lahaie — Biography

Sébastien Lahaie is a senior researcher and founding member at Microsoft Research in New York City. He received his PhD in Computer Science from Harvard in 2007 and was previously a senior research scientist at Yahoo. His research focuses on computational aspects of market design, with applications to sponsored search and display advertising. He is interested in designing market algorithms that scale well and properly anticipate user behavior. Other interests include preference modeling and elicitation, combinatorial auctions, and prediction markets. He serves as a co-editor for Economic Inquiry and was previously a program chair for AMMA. He associates himself with conferences such as EC, IJCAI, WWW, and AAMAS.

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