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Reputation Design: A Talk with UCLA Professor of Economics Simon Board
Thursday, January 18, 2018
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
The Anthologist Bar & Restaurant (map )
58 Gresham Street, London

Ticket TypeRegularRegistration
Alumni:$27.00BUY TICKET
Student:$27.00BUY TICKET
Others:$27.00BUY TICKET

Contact: Jodi Anderson, Sr. Dir., Alumni Outreach & Development, UCLA Europe 020 7269 5906

UCLA alumni, parents and friends are invited to a special reception with Economics Professor Simon Board on Thursday, 18 January 2018.

Professor Board  is an expert on e-commerce, including the design of dynamic pricing algorithms, how we assess value, and the role of reputation in incentivizing investment.

Join the UCLA community in the UK for an evening of networking, drinks & canapes and a presentation on " Reputation Design: How online platforms collect, aggregate, assess and present information."

An accomplished scholar the economics of e-commerce, in his talk, Professor Board will explore online platforms which offer a vast array of options for customers, e.g. sellers on eBay, restaurants on Yelp, movies on Netflix etc. In order to help customers choose, the platform needs to provide advice about the quality and the match, information that is generated by customers themselves. In his talk, Professor Board will discuss how platforms incentivize customers to provide accurate information, and the different methods of aggregating and presenting it. 

Evening Schedule

6:30pm -7pm – Networking & Drinks

7pm – 8pm – Presentation and Q & A

8pm – 9pm – Drinks & Canapes Reception

This evening presents a unique opportunity for UCLA community members with interests in economics and e-commerce to learn about cutting edge research and connect with other professionals in London with similar interests.  Updates on UCLA will also be provided. 

UCLA alumni, parents, guests and friends of UCLA are welcome to attend. 

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