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The Economics of Pricing with Dr. R. Preston McAfee

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Join us to hear from Prof. Preston McAfee, one of the world’s foremost researchers in the economic theory of auctions.

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This year the University of Canterbury Department of Economics and Finance is celebrating its centenary – 100 years since the department was inaugurated under the guidance of then newly appointed Professor John Condliffe.

As a part of the centenary celebrations, on December 10th the department will be hosting the annual Condliffe lecture. This year, the lecture will be delivered by Prof. Preston McAfee, one of the world’s foremost researchers in the economic theory of auctions.

Dr Preston McAfee is Google Distinguished Scientist and former Chief Economist of Microsoft and Caltech Executive officer. McAfee worked extensively in pricing, auctions, antitrust, business strategy, market design, computational advertising and machine learning applied to exchanges. He is the author of 130 refereed articles, eleven issued patents and three books. He serves on the boards of the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute and USA Diving.

Prof. McAfee was a habitual co-author of John McMillan, who graduated with a Masters degree in Economics from UC in 1973, and who subsequently enjoyed a very successful academic career in USA.

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This is an in-person event, however, if you prefer to attend online there will be a live webinar of the event, please register here for the online webinar.

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Dr. R. Preston McAfee

Preston McAfee, PhD from Purdue 1980, is Google distinguished scientist and former chief economist of Microsoft and Caltech executive officer. McAfee worked extensively in pricing, auctions, antitrust, business strategy, market design, computational advertising and machine learning applied to exchanges. He is the author of 130 refereed articles, eleven issued patents and three books. He serves on the boards of the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute and USA Diving.

Additional information: https://vita.mcafee.cc/, www.linkedin.com/in/prestonmcafee, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Preston_McAfee

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