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​MEET ALVIN ROTH

Alvin is the Craig and Susan McCaw Professor of Economics at Stanford University (and the Gund Professor of Economics and Business Administration Emeritus at Harvard). He works in the areas of game theory, experimental economics and market design, and shared the 2012 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics.

Alvin Roth, PhD

TALK DESCRIPTION

I'll talk about markets and marketplaces, and how they succeed and fail...and about some unconventional markets I've helped design, like the kidney exchange.My talk will be loosely drawn from my book Who Gets What and Why http://www.hmhbooks.com/whogetswhat/index.html