Market Design Working Group Meeting

Michael Ostrovsky and Parag A. Pathak, Organizers

October 18-19, 2019

NBER, Feldstein Conference Room, 1050 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA

Conference Code of Conduct

Friday, October 18
8:30 am
Continental Breakfast
9:00 am
Christina Aperjis, Power Auctions LLC
Lawrence Ausubel, University of Maryland
Oleg V. Baranov, University of Colorado, Boulder

Supply Reduction in the Broadcast Incentive Auction (slides)
9:45 am
Gianluca Brero, Harvard University
Benjamin Lubin, Boston University
Sven Seuken, University of Zurich

Machine Learning-Powered Iterative Combinatorial Auctions (slides)
10:30 am
11:00 am
Tayfun Sönmez, Boston College
M. Bumin Yenmez, Washington University in St. Louis

Affirmative Action in India via Vertical and Horizontal Reservations
11:45 am
Joshua Angrist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Parag A. Pathak, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Roman Zarate, University of Toronto

Choice and Consequence: Assessing Mismatch at Chicago Exam Schools
12:30 pm
2:00 pm
Marek Pycia, University of Zurich

Evaluating with Statistics: Which Outcome Measures Differentiate Among Matching Mechanisms? (slides)
2:45 pm
Nicole Immorlica, Microsoft Research
Jacob D. Leshno, University of Chicago
Irene Y. Lo, Stanford University
Brendan Lucier, Microsoft Research

Information Acquisition Costs in Matching Markets
3:30 pm
4:00 pm
Mohammad Akbarpour, Stanford University
Julien Combe, CREST - Ecole polytechnique
Yinghua He, Rice University
Victor Hiller, Université Paris 2
Robert Shimer, University of Chicago and NBER
Olivier Tercieux, Paris School of Economics

Unpaired Kidney Exchange: Overcoming Double Coincidence of Wants without Money
4:45 pm
Liran Einav, Stanford University and NBER
Amy Finkelstein, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Yunan Ji, Georgetown University and NBER
Neale Mahoney, Stanford University and NBER

Voluntary Regulation: Evidence from Medicare Payment Reform
5:30 pm
6:30 pm
Group Dinner at Bambara
(across the street from the Royal Sonesta Hotel)
Saturday, October 19
8:30 am
Continental Breakfast
9:00 am
Yannai A. Gonczarowski, Harvard University
Lior Kovalio, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Noam Nisan, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Assaf Romm, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Stanford University

Matching for the Israeli "Mechinot" Gap-Year Programs: Handling Rich Diversity Requirements
9:45 am
Amanda Y. Agan, Cornell University and NBER
Bo Cowgill, Columbia University
Laura K. Gee, Tufts University

Salary Disclosure and Hiring: Field Experimental Evidence from a Two-Sided Audit Study
10:30 am
11:00 am
Nick Arnosti, University of Minnesota
Peng Shi, University of Southern California

Design of Lotteries and Waitlists for Affordable Housing Allocation
11:45 am
Daniel C. Waldinger, New York University and NBER

Targeting In-Kind Transfers Through Market Design: A Revealed Preference Analysis of Public Housing Allocation
12:30 pm

35 mins presenter
10 mins discussion