Welcome! I am Kyohei Okumura (written as 奥村 恭平 in Japanese), a first-year Economics PhD student at Northwestern.
I work on economic theory, with a particular interest in (algorithmic and/or data-driven) market design.
Our 18-min video for the main program of EC'20 is now available on YouTube! EC20: An Economic Analysis of Difficulty Adjustment Algorithms in Proof-of-Work Blockchain Systems
One-minute flash talk on our paper "An Economic Analysis of Difficulty Adjustment Algorithms in Proof-of-Work Blockchain Systems" is now available on YouTube. Check it out! [06/28/2020]
Our paper (joint with Shunya Noda and Yoshinori Hashimoto), "An Economic Analysis of Difficulty Adjustment Algorithms in Proof-of-Work Blockchain Systems", has been accepted for a presentation at the Twenty-First ACM Conference on Economics and Computation (EC'20)! [05/06/2020]
Our paper (joint with Kei Ikegami and Takumi Yoshikawa), "A Simple, Fast, and Safe Mediator for Congestion Management", has been accepted for (an oral) presentation at the Thirty-Fourth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-20). [11/11/2019]
Our project, "CRAB: Congestion Management via Mechanism Design and Machine Learning" (joint with Kei Ikegami and Akira Matsushita), was adopted as Mitou-Advanced project 2019, organized by IPA (Information-technology Promotion Agency, Japan). [08/01/2019]
kyohei dot okumura _at_ gmail dot com
Department of Economics,
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Evanston, IL 60208