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15th workshop Matching in Practice

October 12 @ 12:00 pm - October 13 @ 2:30 pm

Our 15th MiP workshop will take place in Mannheim (ZEW). Our keynote speaker will be Nikhil Agarwal (MIT). The topic for the policy roundtable is “Kindergarten matching practices in Europe”.

Program Friday Oct 12

12:00-13:00

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Registration and Lunch
13:00-13:30

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Efficient and (Pretty) Fair Course Assignment with Quotas

Stefan Waldherr, Technical University of Munich, DE

Co-authors: Martin Bichler (TUM), Alexander Hammerl (TUM), Thayer Morill (NC State)

13:30-14:00

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Trading Networks with General Preferences

Jan Christoph Schlegel, City University London, UK

14:00-14:30

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Strategy-Proof Exchange under Trichotomous Preferences

Alexander Westkamp, University of Cologne, DE

Co-authors: Vikram Manjunath (Ottawa)

14:30-15:00

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Coffee Break
15:00-15:30

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Prior-Free Online Mechanisms for the Dynamic Queueing Problem

Yan Long, New York University Abu Dhabi, UAE

Co-authors: Sambuddha Ghosh (Shangai), Manipushpak Mitra (ISI Kolkata)

15:30-16:00

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Stable and Efficient Task Assignment to Pairs

Pietro Salmaso, University of Padua, ITA

Co-authors: Antonio Nicolò (Padua), Arunava Sen (ISI New Delhi), Sonal Yadav (Padua)

16:00-16:30

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Matching with Myopic and Farsighted Players
Ana Mauleon, Université Saint-Louis – Bruxelles, BE
Co-authors: Jean-Jacques Herings (Maastricht), Vincent Vannetelbosch (CORE)

16:30-17:00

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Coffee Break
17:00-17:30

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Complexity of finding Pareto-efficient allocations of highest welfare

Peter Biro, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, HU

Co-authors: Jens Gudmundsson (Copenhagen)

17:30-18:00

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Stability in College Admission Problems with Weights

Nadja Stroh-Maraun, University of Paderborn, DE

Co-authors:  Britta Hoyer (Paderborn)

18:15-19:00

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Policy Roundtable: Kindergarten matching practices in Europe
19:30-21:00

 

Dinner

Program Oct 13, 2018

08:45-09:00

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Welcome and Introduction to ZEW

Professor Achim Wambach, President of ZEW, DE

09:00-09:30

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Kidney Exchange in the Shadow of Desensitization

Julien Combe, University College London, UK

Co-authors: Yinghua He (Rice), Victor Hiller (Paris II), Olivier Tercieux (PSE)

09:30-10:00

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Assigning Civil Servants by Drawing Lots in Imperial China

Inácio Bó, WZB Berlin Social Science Center, DE

Co-authors: Li Chen (Gothenburg)

10:00-10:30

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Identifying the Sources of School Segregation

Sándor Sóvágó, University of Groningen, NL

Co-authors:  Hessel Oosterbeek (Amsterdam), Bas van der Klaauw (VU Amsterdam)

10:30-11:00

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Coffee Break
11:00-11:30

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Do“Short-List”Students Report Truthfully?Strategic Behavior in the Chilean College Admissions Problem

Tomas Larroucau, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Co-authors: Ignacio Rios (Stanford GSB)

11:30-12:00

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Expanding “Choice” in the “Boston” School Choice Mechanism

Benoit Decerf, University of Namur, BE

12:00-13:00

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Lunch
13:00-14:15

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Keynote Talk: Empirical Analysis of Matching Markets

Nikhil Agarwal, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

14:15-14:30

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Group Picture and Farewell

Scientific committee: Juan Pereyra (Universidad de la República), Josue Ortega (ZEW), Alex Westkamp (University of Cologne) and Thilo Klein (ZEW Mannheim)

Registration: https://www.xing-events.com/15thMPWS_Participant.html

The recommended hotel for participants is the H+ hotel

More info (directions etc) available on the conference website.

Organizer

Center for European Economic Research (ZEW), L 7,1 D-68161

Venue

ZEW
L7 1, Mannheim,