How to Build a Research System in Your Spare Time

By: 
Ratul Mahajan
Appears in: 
CCR April 2010

This paper is based on a talk that I gave at CoNEXT 2009. Inspired by Hal Varian’s paper on building economic models, it describes a research method for building computer systems. I find this method useful in my work and hope that some readers will find it helpful as well.