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May 2020

17th workshop Matching in Practice

May 18 - May 19
St petersburgh higher school of economics St Petersburg, + Google Map

We are happy to announce our next MiP workshop to take place in Higher School of Economics in Saint-Petersburg on May 18-19. Alex Nesterov and Somouaoga Bonkoungou will be the local organizers, so the scientific committee will consist of them + Li and Thilo, the past two local organizers. Utku Ünver is confirmed as the keynote speaker. The topic of roundtable with a policymaker is ”Information provision and strategic aspects of universities in decentralized college admissions: case of Russia”. From…

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October 2019

16th workshop Matching in Practice

October 4, 2019 - October 5, 2019
Gothenburg, Vasagatan 1
Gothenburg, Västra Götaland 40530 Sweden
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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…

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July 2019

SING15: 15th European Meeting on Game Theory

July 2, 2019 - July 4, 2019
University of Turku Turku, Finland + Google Map

The 15th European Meeting on Game Theory will take place in Turku, Finland, on July 2-4, 2019 (great time of the year to be in that part of the world !) Theoretical and applied contributions from all areas of Game Theory are invited. Abstract submissions: January 15– February 28, 2019. Registration starts on April 1, 2019. Early bird registration deadline May15, 2019.   More info at https://sing15.fi/

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June 2019

WZB conference on “Designing and evaluating matching markets”

June 27, 2019 @ 8:00 am - June 28, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

The WZB is planning an international conference on matching markets. The conference "Designing and evaluating matching markets,” starting in the morning of June 27, 2019, and ending on June 28, 2019, will take place at the WZB in Berlin. The conference is organized by Inácio Bó (WZB), Dorothea Kübler (WZB), and Lars Ehlers (University of Montreal). In the past two decades, the fields of matching theory and market design has seen great advances in terms of theoretical but also real-life…

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May 2019


May 26, 2019 - May 29, 2019
Congressi Stefano Franscini, Str. Collina 84
Ascona, 6612 Switzerland
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"5th International Workshop on Matching Under Preferences" Localisation | Location Congressi Stefano Franscini, Monte Verità, Ascona, Switzerland Introduction MATCH-UP is a series of interdisciplinary and international workshops on matching under preferences. The remit of these workshops is to explore matching problems with preferences from the perspective of algorithms and complexity, discrete mathematics, combinatorial optimization, game theory, mechanism design and economics, and thus a key objective is to bring together the research communities of the related areas. Background Matching problems with…

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January 2019

Lisbon economics and statistics of education

January 24, 2019 @ 8:00 am - January 25, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Unnamed Venue Lisbon, Portugal + Google Map

MiP member Joana Pais is letting us know about an interesting event of potential interest to MiP members: Fifth Lisbon Research Workshop on Economics, Statistics and Econometrics of Education LESE, Lisbon Economics and Statistics of Education, will take place at ISEG, Lisbon, on the 24th and 25th of January 2019. This 5th Lisbon Research Workshop on Economics, Statistics, and Econometrics of Education will continue our very successful tradition of getting together researchers, students and education analysts, providing a forum to…

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Joint International School Choice & Reform and European Association for Education Law and Policy Conference 2019: Connecting Research, Practice, and Policy

January 10, 2019 @ 8:00 am - January 13, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Unnamed Venue Lisbon, Portugal + Google Map

MiP member Peter Biro is letting us know about a conference of potential interest to our members: Joint International School Choice & Reform and European Association for Education Law and Policy Conference 2019: Connecting Research, Practice, and Policy Lisbon, January 10-13, 2019 The focus of the conference is on how school choice practice and policy shapes education, including the roles of various stakeholders, such as parents and teachers. Of particular interest are the connections between choice, autonomy, equity, and effective…

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October 2018

10th Lisbon Meeting in Game Theory and Applications

October 25, 2018 @ 8:00 am - October 27, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Unnamed Venue Lisbon, Portugal + Google Map

   MiP member Joana Pais is letting us know about a conference of potential interest to our members: The Lisbon Meetings in Game Theory and Applications #10. The Anniversary Edition​. October 25-27, 2018 The UECE Lisbon Meetings in Game Theory and Applications are an annual event that brings together leading scholars doing theoretical or applied research in the field of game theory. The first edition of the conference took place in 2009 and throughout the years it has become a reference event…

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15th workshop Matching in Practice

October 12, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - October 13, 2018 @ 2:30 pm
ZEW, L7 1

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 Lobby Registration and Lunch 13:00-13:30 Room Brussels 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 Room Brussels Trading Networks with General Preferences Jan Christoph Schlegel, City…

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June 2018

Kidney allocation: Evaluation and perspectives

June 28, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Unnamed Venue Paris, + Google Map

"Kidney Allocation : Evaluation and Perspectives" June 28, 2018 Campus Jourdan - Paris school of economics - Paris Localisation | Location Campus Jourdan - Paris school of economics - 48 boulevard Jourdan 75014 Paris Floor 1 - Room R1-13  Organisateurs | Organizers Julien Combe (UCL, London), Victor Hiller (LEMMA, U Panthéon-Assas) and, Olivier Tercieux (Paris School of Economics).

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March 2018

14th workshop Matching in Practice

March 16, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - March 17, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Unnamed Venue Cologne, Germany + Google Map

    Program, Matching in Practice Workshop, Cologne     March 16th & 17th, 2018 All talks, lunches and coffee breaks take place in the seminar building of the University of Cologne.  The address is Universitätsstr. 37, 50931 Köln. A campus map can be found here. Financial support by the University of Cologne and the Reinhard-Selten Institute is greatly appreciated. Friday, March 16th 12:00 – 1:00pm Lunch 1:00 – 3:00pm: Session 1 https://www.dropbox.com/sh/i09cizpolus2d7x/AAChpNciE3RulM5uAxEmHYX2a?dl=0&preview=Biro.pdf, Matching with Myopic and Farsighted Players, Martin…

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August 2017

13th workshop of Matching in Practice

August 28, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - August 29, 2017 @ 2:30 pm
Université Libre de Bruxelles, Avenue Franklin Roosevelt 42
Brussels, 1050 Belgium
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Preliminary program Day 1: August 28, 2017 12:15-1:30 pm Lunch (cafeteria of R42 building, 3rd floor) 1:30 -2:30 pm Keynote lecture: Invariance and matching outcomes Marek Pycia (University of Zurich) 2:30 – 2:45 pm Coffee break 2:45 – 4:15 pm Session 1: Choice and school segregation “Segregation and school enrolment policies” by Thomas Wouters (KU Leuven) “How do restrictive zoning and parental school choices impact social diversity in schools? An empirical evaluation in France” by Béatrice Boutchenik (INSEE) (joint with…

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June 2017

The Tenth Conference on Economic Design

June 14, 2017 - June 18, 2017

A potentially interesting event for our members:  The tenth bi-annual Conference on Economic Design will be held at the University of York, United Kingdom, on three full days June 14-16 (Wed-Fri), 2017. It will be organised by the Economics Department of the University of York and the Centre for Mechanism and Institution Design. The conference welcomes paper submissions from many different fields such as economics, business, finance, politics, computer science, operations research, law, history relevant to mechanism or institution design…

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April 2017


April 20, 2017 - April 21, 2017
Microsoft Research New England Cambridge, MA, United States + Google Map

A potentially interesting event for our members: MATCH-UP 2017 is the fourth workshop in an interdisciplinary and international workshop series on matching under preferences. Matching problems with preferences occur in widespread applications such as the assignment of school-leavers to universities, junior doctors to hospitals, students to campus housing, children to schools, kidney transplant patients to donors and so on. The common thread is that individuals have preference lists over the possible outcomes and the task is to find a matching…

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December 2016

12th Workshop Matching in Practice

December 14, 2016 - December 15, 2016
Hungarian Academy of Science Budapest, Hungary + Google Map

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

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