Nima Haghpanah 32 Vassar Street, 32-G666, Cambridge, MA
nima at csail.mit.edu

My name is Nima Haghpanah. I am a postdoc at MIT CSAIL. I work with Costis Daskalakis in EECS and Itai Ashlagi in Sloan School of Management. I got my PhD from the EECS department at Northwestern University, under supervision of Jason Hartline.


Research Interests

  • Algorithms, optimization
  • Mechanism design, Pricing, Revenue Management
  • Economics of the Internet, Social Networks
Publications

Sequential Mechanisms with ex-post Participation Guarantees [arxiv]
Itai Ashlagi, Constantinos Daskalakis, Nima Haghpanah
Working Paper.

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
To Appear in 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.