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NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH, INC.

Market Design Working Group Meeting

Michael Ostrovsky and Parag Pathak, Organizers

October 23-24, 2015

NBER
2nd Floor Conference Room
1050 Massachusetts Avenue

 Cambridge, MA

Program

Participant List



 

Friday, October 23



8:00 am

Shuttle leaves Royal Sonesta Hotel for NBER

8:30 am

Shuttle leaves Royal Sonesta Hotel for NBER

8:30 am

Continental Breakfast

9:00 am

Tayfun Sonmez, Boston College
Utku Unver, Boston College
Ozgur Yilmaz, Koç University
How (not) to Integrate Blood Subtyping Technology to Kidney Exchange

Mehmet Ekmekci, Boston College
M. Bumin Yenmez, Carnegie Mellon University
Integrating Schools for Centralized Admissions

10:30 am

Break

11:00 am

Atila Abdulkadiroğlu, Duke University
Joshua Angrist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Yusuke Narita, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Parag Pathak, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Research Design meets Market Design: Using Centralized Assignment for Impact Evaluation

 

Shuchi Chawla, University of Wisconsin
Jason Hartline, Northwestern University
Denis Nekipelov, University of Virginia
Mechanism Design for Data Science

12:30 pm

Lunch

2:00 pm

John Hatfield, University of Texas at Austin
Scott Duke Kominers, Harvard University
Alexandru Nichifor, University of St Andrews
Michael Ostrovsky, Stanford University and NBER
Alexander Westkamp, University of Bonn
Full Substitutability

Thanh Nguyen, Purdue University
Rakesh Vohra, University of Pennsylvania
Near Feasible Stable Matchings with Complementarities

3:30 pm

Break

4:00 pm

Ali Hortaçsu, University of Chicago and NBER
Jakub Kastl, Princeton University and NBER
Allen Zhang, Department of the Treasury
Bid Shading and Bidder Surplus in the U.S. Treasury Auction System

Jonathan Levin, Stanford University and NBER
Andrzej Skrzypacz, Stanford University
Are Dynamic Vickrey Auctions Practical? Properties of the Combinatorial Clock Auction

5:30 pm

Adjourn

5:30 pm

Shuttle leaves NBER for Royal Sonesta Hotel

6:30 pm

Dinner – Dante Restaurant at the Royal Sonesta Hotel

Saturday, October 24



8:00 am

Shuttle leaves Royal Sonesta Hotel for NBER

8:30 am

Shuttle leaves Royal Sonesta Hotel for NBER

8:30 am

Continental Breakfast

9:00 am

Nick Arnosti, Stanford University
Marissa Beck, Stanford University
Paul Milgrom, Stanford University
Adverse Selection and Auction Design for Internet Display Advertising

Daniela Saban, Stanford University
Gabriel Weintraub, Columbia University
Procurement Mechanisms for Differentiated Products

10:30 am

Break

11:00 am

Steven Lalley, University of Chicago
Glen Weyl, Microsoft Corporation
Quadratic Voting

Canice Prendergast, University of Chicago
The Allocation of Food to Food Banks

12:30 pm

Adjourn