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12th Workshop Matching in Practice

December 14, 2016 - December 15, 2016

The 12th Matching in Practice workshop will take place on Dec 15, 2016 at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest.


8:30-9:00 Registration
9:00-10:00 Keynote presentation: Utku Unver (Boston College)
Efficient and Incentive Compatible Liver Exchange
10:00-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-12:30 Session 1
First Choice-Maximizing School Choice Mechanisms, by Timo Mennle (University of Zurich)
School Choice with Voucher, by Mustafa Afacan (Sabanci University)
Iterative Versus Standard Deferred Acceptance: Experimental Evidence, by Rustam Hakimov (WZB Berlin)
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:00 Session 2
Testing different cardinal matching mechanisms in the field, by  Alexander Nesterov (Higher School of Economics, St. Petersburg)
Hungarian secondary school and higher education admissions data in the Databank, by Zoltán Hermann (Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
15:00-16:00 Policy roundtable: Course allocation
Estelle Cantillon (Université Libre de Bruxelles) and Utku Unver (Boston College)
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-18:30 Session 3
Team Formation as an Incentive Device, by Xiaocheng Hu (University of Southampton)
Assignment maximisation, by Inacio Bo (WZB Berlin)
Refugee resettlement, by Alex Teytelboym (University of Oxford)



The workshop will be held in the main building of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, room ‘Kisterem’. Address: Budapest, Széchenyi István tér 9, 1051.


To register please send an email to mip2016budapest@gmail.com before November 23, with your name, affiliation, period of stay and food restriction if any. Up-to-date information will be available at http://econ.core.hu/english/res/12thMatchingInPractice.html

Scientific committee

Peter Biro (Hungarian Academy of Science), Francis Bloch (Paris School of Economics) and Yinghua He (Rice University)

Paired event

The MiP workshop is paired with the conference “100 years of Matching Theory in Hungary” to be held on December 14 at the Hungarian Academy of Science. Registrations are separate. More details can be found at http://bolyai.cs.elte.hu/matching/



December 14, 2016
December 15, 2016
Event Category:


Hungarian Academy of Science
Budapest, Hungary + Google Map