Nima Haghpanah 415 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
Working Papers

Optimal Multi-Unit Mechanisms with Private Demands
Nikhil Devanur, Nima Haghpanah, Alex Psomas
One page abstract in EC 2017

Sequential Mechanisms with ex-post Participation Guarantees
Itai Ashlagi, Constantinos Daskalakis, Nima Haghpanah
One page abstract in EC 2016

When Is Pure Bundling Optimal? [Slides]
Nima Haghpanah, Jason Hartline
One page abstract in EC 2015 (as Reverse Mechanism Design).
Previously titled Multidimensional Virtual Values and Second Degree Price Discrimination.

Full Surplus Extraction from Samples [Slides]
Hu Fu, Nima Haghpanah, Jason Hartline, Robert Kleinberg
One page abstract in EC 2014

Journal Publications

Efficient Computation of Optimal Auctions via Reduced Forms
Saeed Alaei, Hu Fu, Nima Haghpanah, Jason Hartline, Azarakhsh Malekian
Mathematics of Operations Research (accepted) 2018
One page abstract in EC 2012

Revenue Maximization with Non-excludable Goods
MohammadHossein Bateni, Nima Haghpanah, Balu Sivan, and Morteza Zadimoghaddam
ACM Transactions on Economics and Computation 2015
Preliminary version in WINE 2013

Optimal Auctions with Positive Network Externalities
Nima Haghpanah, Nicole Immorlica, Vahab Mirrokni, Kamesh Munagala
ACM Transactions on Economics and Computation 2013
One page abstract in EC 2011

Equilibrium Pricing with Positive Externalities
Nima Anari, Shayan Ehsani, Mohammad Ghodsi, Nima Haghpanah, Nicole Immorlica, Hamid Mahini, Vahab Mirrokni
Theoretical Computer Science 2013
Preliminary version WINE 2010

Conference Papers

Exchange Market Mechanisms without Money
Zeinab Abbassi, Nima Haghpanah, Vahab Mirrokni
WINE 2015

The Simple Economics of Approximately Optimal Auctions
Saeed Alaei, Hu Fu, Nima Haghpanah, Jason Hartline
FOCS 2013

Optimal Iterative Pricing over Social Networks
Hessamedin Akhlaghpour, Mohammad Ghodsi, Nima Haghpanah, Hamid Mahini, Vahab Mirrokni, Afshin Nikzad
WINE 2010

Thesis

Optimal Multi-parameter Auction Design
Northwestern University 2014