Sébastien Lahaie — Biography

Sébastien Lahaie is a research scientist in the Market Algorithms at Google Research in New York City. He received his PhD in Computer Science from Harvard in 2007 and was previously a research scientist at Yahoo and Microsoft. 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 has served as a co-editor for Economic Inquiry and was previously a program chair for the conference on Auctions, Market Mechanisms, and their Applications (AMMA).

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