Nima Haghpanah 406 Kern Building
Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802


nima.haghpanah at gmail.com
haghpanah at psu.edu

My name is Nima Haghpanah. I am an assistant professor of Economics at Penn State University. I work on Microeconomics theory and its connections with Computer Science.

Here is my resume.


Research Interests

  • Mechanism and Contract design, Auction Design, Algorithms
Papers

Sequential Mechanisms with ex-post Participation Guarantees [arxiv]
Itai Ashlagi, Constantinos Daskalakis, Nima Haghpanah
Proceedings of the 17th ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce EC'16.

Multi-dimensional Virtual Values and Second-degree Price Discrimination [PDF]
Nima Haghpanah, Jason Hartline
Proceedings of the 16th ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce EC'15 (as Reverse Mechanism Design).

Exchange Market Mechanisms without Money [PDF]
Zeinab Abbassi, Nima Haghpanah, Vahab Mirrokni
Proceedings of the 11th Conference on Web and Internet Economics WINE '15.

Optimal Auctions for Correlated Bidders with Sampling [arxiv]
Hu Fu, Nima Haghpanah, Jason Hartline, Robert Kleinberg
Proceedings of the 15th ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce EC'14.

The Simple Economics of Approximately Optimal Auctions [arxiv]
Saeed Alaei, Hu Fu, Nima Haghpanah, Jason Hartline
Proceedings of the 54th IEEE Symposium on Foundations of Computer Science FOCS '13.

Revenue Maximization with Non-excludable Goods [PDF]
MohammadHossein Bateni, Nima Haghpanah, Balu Sivan, and Morteza Zadimoghaddam
ACM Transactions on Economics and Computation 3, no. 4 (2015), Special Issue on WINE 2013 TEAC.
Proceedings of the 9th Conference on Web and Internet Economics WINE '13.

Bayesian Optimal Auctions via Multi- to Single-agent Reduction [arxiv]
Saeed Alaei, Hu Fu, Nima Haghpanah, Jason Hartline, Azarakhsh Malekian
Proceedings of the 13th ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce EC'12.

Optimal Auctions with Positive Network Externalities [PDF]
Nima Haghpanah, Nicole Immorlica, Vahab Mirrokni, Kamesh Munagala
ACM Transactions on Economics and Computation 1, no. 2 (2013): 13 TEAC.
Proceedings of the 12th ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce EC'11.

Optimal Iterative Pricing over Social Networks [PDF]
Hessamedin Akhlaghpour, Mohammad Ghodsi, Nima Haghpanah, Hamid Mahini, Vahab Mirrokni, Afshin Nikzad
Proceedings of the Sixth Workshop on Internet & Network Economics WINE'10.

Equilibrium Pricing with Positive Externalities [PDF]
Nima Anari, Shayan Ehsani, Mohammad Ghodsi, Nima Haghpanah, Nicole Immorlica, Hamid Mahini, Vahab Mirrokni
Theoretical Computer Science, Volume 476, 11 March 2013, Pages 1-15 TCS.
Proceedings of the Sixth Workshop on Internet & Network Economics WINE'10.

Thesis

Optimal Multi-parameter Auction Design [PDF]
Northwestern University.