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Market Design Inc.
6418 Dahlonega Rd
Bethesda MD 20816-2102


Founded in 1995, Market Design Inc. offers consulting services in the design of auction markets. Our principals are academic experts in auction theory and practice. We have advised governments and firms worldwide on the design of electronic markets for telecommunications, electricity, business-to-business e-commerce, mineral rights, and other assets. With our partners, we provide software and other support to implement our market designs. MDI has offices in Washington, DC, Palo Alto, CA, Austin, TX, and Jerusalem, Israel. 

Congratulations to Paul Milgrom on winning the Nemmers Prize in Economics, 2008.

Congratulations to Eric Maskin on winning the Nobel Prize in Economics, 2007.

Congratulations to Susan Athey on winning the John Bates Clark award, 2007.

Congratulations to Peter Cramton on the publication of his book, Combinatorial Auctions, MIT Press, 2006.

Congratulations to Paul Milgrom on the publication of his book, Putting Auction Theory to Work, Cambridge University Press, 2004.

To learn more about our principals, our research and consulting activities, and electronic markets in general, use the navigation buttons at the top of this page.


Keywords: market design, auction design, auction strategy, bidding strategy, spectrum auctions, electricity auctions, exchange, markets, auction theory, game theory, economic theory, ascending auctions, simultaneous ascending auctions, efficient auctions, efficiency, package bidding, combinatorial bidding, initial public offerings, PCS, FCC, UMTS, telecommunications, strategic behavior, e-commerce, business-to-business e-commerce, B2B e-commerce, deregulation, restructuring, divestiture, privatization, economic research, independent system operator, power exchange, ISO, PX, Ausubel, Bulow, Cramton, McAfee, McMillan, Milgrom, Vincent, Wilson, Vickrey, Maryland, Stanford, Texas

Page description: Market Design Inc. Consulting on market design, spectrum auctions, electricity auctions, Internet auctions, bidding strategy. By Ausubel, Bulow, Cramton, McAfee, McMillan, Milgrom, Vincent, Wilson.

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