Market Design Working Group Meeting

Nikhil Agarwal and Dirk Bergemann, Organizers

October 27-28, 2023

Format: Authors will be given the full 45 minutes of each session, with questions during the presentation.

Conference Code of Conduct

Friday, October 27
8:30 am
Continental Breakfast
Session 1: Equity
9:00 am
Diego Gentile Passaro, Amazon Pharmacy
Fuhito Kojima, Stanford University
Bobak Pakzad-Hurson, Brown University

Equal Pay for Similar Work
9:45 am
Tayfun Sönmez, Boston College
M. Utku Ünver, Boston College

Market Design for Social Justice: A Case Study on A Constitutional Crisis in India (slides)
10:30 am
Session 2: Artificial Intelligence
10:45 am
Martino Banchio, Google Research
Giacomo Mantegazza, Stanford University

Artificial Intelligence and Spontaneous Collusion
11:30 am
Nikhil Agarwal, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Alex Moehring, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Pranav Rajpurkar, Harvard University
Tobias Salz, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER

Combining Human Expertise with Artificial Intelligence: Experimental Evidence from Radiology
12:15 pm
Lunch - Somerset Room
Session 3: Auctions
1:30 pm
Alexander Haberman, Stanford University
Ravi Jagadeesan, Stanford University

Auctions with Withdrawal Rights: A Foundation for Uniform Price
2:15 pm
Hao Li, University of British Columbia
Michael Peters, University of British Columbia

Unobserved Auctions
3:00 pm
Jason Allen, Bank of Canada
Ali Hortaçsu, University of Chicago and NBER
Eric Richert, University of Chicago
Milena Wittwer, Boston College

Entry and Exit in Treasury Auctions
3:45 pm
Session 4: Mechanism Design for Social Good
4:15 pm
Wouter Dessein, Columbia University
Alexander P. Frankel, University of Chicago
Navin Kartik, Columbia University

Test-Optional Admissions
5:00 pm
Nicholas T. Wu, Yale University
Nicole Immorlica, Microsoft Research
Brendan Lucier, Microsoft Research

Maximizing the Effect of Altruism (slides)
5:45 pm
6:30 pm
Group Dinner at Bambara (across the street from the Royal Sonesta)
Saturday, October 28
8:30 am
Continental Breakfast
Session 5: Distributed Ledgers
9:00 am
Eric Budish, University of Chicago and NBER

Trust at Scale: The Economic Limits of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchains (slides)
9:45 am
Jacob D. Leshno, University of Chicago
Rafael Pass, Cornell University
Elaine Shi, Carnegie Mellon University

Can Open Decentralized Ledgers be Economically Secure?
10:30 am
Session 6: School Choice
11:00 am
Yeon-Koo Che, Columbia University
Dong Woo Hahm, University of Southern California
YingHua He, Rice University

Leveraging Uncertainties to Infer Preferences: Robust Analysis of School Choice
11:45 am
Patrick Agte, Yale University
Claudia Allende, Stanford University and NBER
Adam Kapor, Princeton University and NBER
Christopher Neilson, Yale University and NBER
Fernando Ochoa, New York University

Search and Biased Beliefs in Education Markets
12:30 pm
Lunch - Somerset Room
Session 7: Signalling and Screening
1:30 pm
Frank Yang, Stanford University
Piotr Dworczak, Northwestern University
Mohammad Akbarpour, Stanford University

Comparison of Screening Devices
2:15 pm
Philipp Strack, Yale University
Kai Hao Yang, Yale University

Privacy Preserving Signals
3:00 pm