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
Working Papers

Optimal Multi-Unit Mechanisms with Private Demands
Nikhil Devanur, Nima Haghpanah, Alex Psomas
EC'17: ACM Conference on Economics and Computation (abstract).

Sequential Mechanisms with ex-post Participation Guarantees
Itai Ashlagi, Constantinos Daskalakis, Nima Haghpanah
EC'16: ACM Conference on Economics and Computation (abstract).

Multi-dimensional Virtual Values and Second-degree Price Discrimination [Slides]
Nima Haghpanah, Jason Hartline
EC'15: ACM Conference on Economics and Computation (abstract).

Optimal Auctions for Correlated Bidders with Sampling [Slides]
Hu Fu, Nima Haghpanah, Jason Hartline, Robert Kleinberg
EC'14: ACM Conference on Economics and Computation (abstract).

Bayesian Optimal Auctions via Multi- to Single-agent Reduction
Saeed Alaei, Hu Fu, Nima Haghpanah, Jason Hartline, Azarakhsh Malekian
EC'12: ACM Conference on Economics and Computation (abstract).

Journal Publications

Revenue Maximization with Non-excludable Goods
MohammadHossein Bateni, Nima Haghpanah, Balu Sivan, and Morteza Zadimoghaddam
TEAC (2015): ACM Transactions on Economics and Computation.
WINE'13: Conference on Web and Internet Economics (preliminary version).

Optimal Auctions with Positive Network Externalities
Nima Haghpanah, Nicole Immorlica, Vahab Mirrokni, Kamesh Munagala
TEAC (2013): ACM Transactions on Economics and Computation.
EC'11: ACM Conference on Economics and Computation (preliminary version).

Equilibrium Pricing with Positive Externalities
Nima Anari, Shayan Ehsani, Mohammad Ghodsi, Nima Haghpanah, Nicole Immorlica, Hamid Mahini, Vahab Mirrokni
TCS (2013): Theoretical Computer Science.
WINE'10: Workshop on Internet & Network Economics (preliminary version).

Conference Papers

Exchange Market Mechanisms without Money
Zeinab Abbassi, Nima Haghpanah, Vahab Mirrokni
WINE'15: Conference on Web and Internet Economics.

The Simple Economics of Approximately Optimal Auctions
Saeed Alaei, Hu Fu, Nima Haghpanah, Jason Hartline
FOCS'13: IEEE Symposium on Foundations of Computer Science.

Optimal Iterative Pricing over Social Networks
Hessamedin Akhlaghpour, Mohammad Ghodsi, Nima Haghpanah, Hamid Mahini, Vahab Mirrokni, Afshin Nikzad
WINE'10: Workshop on Internet and Network Economics.

Thesis

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