Generalized Second-Price Auction and Ad-Bidding

Presentation for Managerial Economics where I discussed GSP used by google in their Ad Word, specifically, why first price auction doesn’t have a dominant strategy, how GSP promotes truth-telling with one item; GSP compared to VCG (which is used by Facebook), and why Google stuck with using and it’s disadvantages when there are multiple slots.


International Trade between China and the US

A paper I wrote back in freshman year for Dr. Rubin‘s seminar class. I briefly went over the history of sino-US trade and expanded on issues about jobs, child labor and US’s trade deficit.

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