Paul Robert Milgrom was born in April 20, 1948 in Detroit, Michigan. Milgrom is the Shirley and Leonard Ely professor of Humanities and Sciences in the Department of Economics at Stanford University and professor, by courtesy, at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He is a member of both the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a winner of the 2008 Nemmers Prize in Economics and the 2012 BBVA Frontiers of Knowledge award.
Milgrom was born to
The following link is an 88 minutes' lecture, which Milgrom made on FCC in 2003: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7YYL1JFQ29I
In this 88 minutes’ lecture, Milgrom looks at several recent successful auction designs. These include the FCC simultaneous multiple-round
auction which allocates spectrum, the National Resident Matching
Program which matches doctors to hospital residency programs, and the EDF auction
of power generation capacity. He also discusses recent academic research in
market design, including empirical, theoretical, and experimental work.