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7th Workshop Matching in Practice

June 16, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - June 17, 2014 @ 2:00 pm

Our seventh workshop will take place in Berlin from June 16 around noon till June 17 noon.  The program combines theoretical and empirical work on school choice and other matching applications. The topic for our traditional roundtable will be “University Admissions in Germany”

Scientific program

12:30 – 13:30  Registration and lunch

13:30 – 15:45  School choice: empirics

Monique de Haan, Pieter Gautier, Hessel Oosterbeek, and Bas van der Klaauw
Matching pupils to secondary schools in Amsterdam: An empirical evaluation using administrative and survey data

Anna Makles and Kerstin Schneider
Much Ado about Nothing? The Role of Primary School Catchment Areas for Ethnic School Segregation. Evidence from a Policy Reform

Gabrielle Fack, Julien Grenet, and Yinghua He
Estimating Preferences in School Choice Mechanisms: Theoretical Foundations and Empirical Approaches

15.45 – 16:15 Coffee Break

16:15 – 17:45 Welfare in matching mechanisms

Li Chen
Centralized University Admissions with Information

Isa Hafalir and Antonio Miralles
Welfare-Maximizing Assignment of Agents to Hierarchical Positions

19:00 Dinner

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

9:30 – 11:15 Preference manipulation in school choice mechanisms

Timo Mennle and Sven Seuken
The Adaptive Boston Mechanism

David Cantala and Juan Sebastian Pereyra
The Effects of Preferences Manipulations Under the Boston Mechanism

Umut Dur and Onur Kesten
Appeals Process in New York City High School Match

11:15 – 11:45 Coffee Break

11:45 – 12:45 Round Table Discussion: University Admissions in Germany

Dr. Matthias Bode, Stiftung für Hochschulzulassung, Dortmund

Dr. Alexander Rindfleisch, Technische Universität Berlin, Referat für Zulassung und Immatrikulation

Moderator: Yinghua He

12:45 Lunch and end of workshop



Room A300, WZB, Reichpietschufer 50, 10785 Berlin


June 16, 2014 @ 12:00 pm
June 17, 2014 @ 2:00 pm
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WZB Berlin
Reichpietschufer 50
Berlin, 10785 Germany