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16th workshop Matching in Practice
October 4, 2019 - October 5, 2019
The 16th Matching in Practice Workshop is taking place in Gothenburg. The workshop will begin with a lunch (12pm) on the 4th of October finishing early afternoon 5th of October (around 3:30pm), 2019.
The workshop will bring together researchers working on the various aspects of assignment and matching in education, labour and related markets, with a view to actively foster interactions between the various approaches used in this area of research (theory, experiments, analysis of field data, policy/market design) and to share expertise on the actual functioning of these markets in Europe.
Thursday Oct. 3
19.00- Informal Gathering, Meet at Vasaplatsens Brygghus, Vasaplatsen 2
Friday Oct. 4
|Registration and Lunch|
|Session 1: School Choice and Welfare Consequences
What Happens when Separate and Unequal School Districts Merge?
|Session 2: Market Design Dynamics
Unpaired Kidney Exchange: Overcoming Double Coincidence of
Wants without Money
by Julien Combe (Ecole Polytechnique), joint with Mohammad
Akbarpour, Yinghua He, Victor Hiller, Robert Shimerk, Olivier
Design of Lotteries and Waitlists for Affordable Housing Allocation
by Nick Arnosti (Columbia Business School), joint with Peng Shi
Matching Problem of Civil Service
by Ashutosh Thakur (Stanford University)
|Policy Roundtable (TBA)|
Saturday Oct 5
|Session 3: Strategic Incentives in Matching Mechanisms
Incentives in School Choice Under Partial Information
by Alexander Nesterov (Higher School of Economics, St.Petersburg), joint
with Somouaoga Bonkoungou
School Choice and Loss Aversion
by Jonas von Wangenheim (Freie Universität Berlin), joint with Vincent
|Session 4: New Issues in Market Design I
Using Market Design to Improve College Transfers of Student-Athletes
by Robert G. Hammond (University of Alabama), joint with Gregory
Dowd, Umut Dur, Utku Ünver
Paying to Match: Decentralized Markets with Information Frictions
by Ahrash Dianat (University of Essex), joint with Marina Agranov, Larry
Samuelson, and Leeat Yariv
|Lunch and group photo,|
|Session 5: New Issues in Market Design II
Transparency in Centralised Allocation
by Madhav Raghavan (University de Lausanne), joint with Rustamdjan
The Design of University Entrance Exams and its Implications for
by Andreu Arenas (University of Barcelona & IEB), joint with Caterina
|Keynote session: How Much Does Matching Matter? Evidence from Chicago
Parag Pathak (MIT)
The conference will take place at the School of Business, Economics and Law (Handelshögskolan), Vasagatan 1, Gothenburg, on the 4th floor of House E (signs directing from Vasagatan). All sessions will be held in room E44. Coffee breaks and lunch will be served in Hyllan, opposite E44.
Thilo Klein (ZEW Mannheim), Alex Westkamp (University of Cologne), Li Chen (University of Gothenburg), Joseph Vecci (University of Gothenburg).
Please register before September 15 at https://monash.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5pB2ejEHYMv5Urz (non speakers; speakers are automatically registered).
Non-speakers are expected to book their own travel and hotels. We have limited funding, but if you need funding to participate as a non-speaker, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions please email email@example.com.