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Reputation Design: A Talk with UCLA Professor of Economics Simon Board

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The Anthologist Bar & Restaurant

58 Gresham Street

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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.



£10 GBP from each ticket will go to support students in the Sharpe Fellows Internship Program, The program, named in honor of our Nobel Prize winning UCLA Economics alumnus, William Sharpe, is designed to bring together top employers with our brightest students.


Please contact Jodi Anderson, Senior Director Alumni Outreach & Development, UCLA Europe at 020 7269 5906 or at janderson@support.ucla.edu if you have any questions.

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