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November 2014

8th Workshop Matching in Practice

November 7, 2014

Our eighth workshop will take place in Lisbon on Nov 7, 2014 as an add-on event on the 2014 Lisbon UECE Game Theory meetings. The topic for the policy roundtable will be the market for high school teachers in Portugal. Scientific program 13:00 Coffee Break 14:30-16:30    Session 1 (Room CTT, 3rd floor) Isa Hafalir, Rustamdjan Hakimov, Dorothea Kbübler and Morimitsu Kurino “College Admissions with Entrance Exams: Centralized versus Decentralized“ Philipp Heller and Philipp Dimakoplous “Matching with Waiting Times: The German Entry Level…

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December 2014

Workshop on “Educational markets and school choice” (Tallin, Estonia)

December 4, 2014
Tallin Technical University,
Tallin, Estonia
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Kaire Poder, Triin Lauri and André Veski from the Tallin Technical university are organizing a workshop on Educational markets and school choice to conclude their research grant on the topic. Deadline for submission (300 words abstracts): November 15, 2014 at http://www.eventbee.com/v/wemsc

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April 2015

Meeting of COST Action IC1205 on Computational Social Choice

April 14, 2015 - April 16, 2015
Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow,
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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The COST Action IC1205 meeting on Fair Division and Matching takes place at the University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK, from 14-16 April 2015. This meeting is followed by, and is partially overlapped with, the 3rd International Workshop on Matching Under Preferences (MATCH-UP 2015) that takes place from 16-17 April 2015. Speakers (confirmed so far) Tommy Andersson Lund University, Sweden Martin Hoefer Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik, Germany Scott Kominers Harvard University, USA Joana Pais University of Lisbon, Portugal Kavitha Telikepalli Tata Institute…

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MATCH-UP 2015: The Third International Workshop on Matching Under Preferences

April 16, 2015 - April 17, 2015

16-17 April 2015 University of Glasgow, UK http://www.optimalmatching.com/MATCHUP2015 co-located with Meeting of COST Action IC1205 on Computational Social Choice http://www.optimalmatching.com/COST2015 MATCH-UP 2015 is the third workshop in the series of interdisciplinary and international workshops on matching under preferences.  The first in the series took place in Reykjavik in 2008, whilst the second took place in Budapest in 2012. Background 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…

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June 2015

9th workshop Matching in Practice

June 8, 2015 - June 9, 2015
Barcelona Graduate School of Economics – Summer Forum,
Barcenola, Spain
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The The Common Application and the DA Algorithm in School Assignmentprogram for the 9th workshop of Matching in Practice is up: Scientific Program Day 1: June 8, 2015  11:00 – 11:30      Welcome Coffee 11:30 – 12:00    Registration 12:00 – 13:30      Keynote presentation – Christopher Avery (Harvard Kennedy School of Government) The Common Application and the DA Algorithm in School Assignment (with Cara Nickolaus and Parag Pathak) 13:30 – 14:30    Lunch 14:30 – 16:30     Strategic…

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July 2015

The Conference on Economic Design 2015

July 1, 2015 - July 4, 2015
Unnamed Venue,
Istanbul, Turkey
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The Conference on Economic Design is the bi-annual conference of The Society for Economic Design (SfED). This year conference will take place in Istanbul Bilgi University, organized by Murat Sertel Center for Advanced Economic Studies. The conference aims to advance the scientific discipline of design of economic and political institutions. It aims to be the main interdisciplinary venue for scientists who work in the area of institutional design in various disciplines such as economics, political science, computer science, and operations…

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November 2015

UECE Lisbon Meetings in Game Theory and Applications 2015

November 5, 2015 - November 7, 2015

UECE – Research Unit on Complexity and Economics and the Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestao da Universidade de Lisboa will host the seventh edition of the UECE LISBON MEETINGS, which will take place on November 5th-7th, 2015. The conference will include Prof. Rabah Amir (The University of Iowa), Prof. David Levine (Washington University), and Prof. Paul Milgrom (Stanford University) as keynote speakers, as well as contributed sessions on all topics, and from all perspectives, of game theory, including applications…

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December 2015

10th workshop Matching in Practice

December 2, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - December 3, 2015 @ 2:00 pm
Toulouse School of Economics,
Toulouse, France
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Mark your calendar: our next workshop will take place on Dec 2-3, 2015 in Toulouse. Yeon-Koo Che will be the keynote speaker, and our policy roundtable will deal with a very timely topic: the Refugee crisis in Europe and how Matching could contribute to its solution. Detailed program is available here. To register for the workshop: http://register.tse-fr.eu/conf.php?key=match Deadline for registration: Noon, 9 Novermber 2015 (Central European Time) For questions, please contact: Stéphanie Risser Phone: +33 (0)5 67 73 27 67…

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June 2016

11th workshop Matching in Practice (joint with Advances in Market Design)

June 2, 2016 - June 3, 2016
Paris School of Economics,
27, bd Jourdan 75014 Paris, Paris, France

Our next Matching in Practice workshop will take place in Paris at the Paris School of Economics on June 2 and 3. The first day will be a regular MiP workshop with Nicole Immorlica from Microsoft Research as keynote speaker and a policy round table on the allocation of social housing. The second day will be dedicated to Advances in Market Design. Participants are welcomed to register before May 20 at http://pseumrsg.wix.com/matching.   DAY ONE: XIth WORKSHOP “MATCHING IN PRACTICE”   09:00 – 10:00:…

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The 13th Meeting of the Society for Social Choice and Welfare

June 28, 2016 @ 8:00 am - July 1, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Sandgatan 2, Lund, SE 223 50 Sweden
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The Society for Social Choice and Welfare will organize its 13th biennial meeting in Lund, Sweden, from 28th June to 1st July, 2016. We welcome you to attend the meeting, and submit and present your research. Key-note speakers Arrow Lecture: Hans Peters (Maastricht University) Condorcet Lecture: Gabrielle Demange (Paris School of Economics) Presidential Adress: Claude d’Aspremont (Universite Catholique de Louvain) Social Choice and Welfare Prize: Fuhito Kojima (Stanford University) and Parag Pathak (MIT) Find out more information here.

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July 2016

Matching Markets: Combining Theory and Applications

July 14, 2016 @ 8:00 am - July 15, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
WZB Berlin,
Reichpietschufer 50, Berlin, 10785 Germany
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The WZB is planning an international conference on matching markets. The conference “Matching Markets: Combining Theory and Applications,” starting in the morning of July 14, 2016, and ending on July 15, 2016, will take place at the WZB in Berlin. The conference is organized by Inácio Bó (WZB), Rustamdjan Hakimov (WZB) and Dorothea Kübler (WZB). Find out more information here

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December 2016

12th Workshop Matching in Practice

December 14, 2016 - December 15, 2016
Hungarian Academy of Science,
Budapest, Hungary
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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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April 2017


April 20 - April 21
Microsoft Research New England,
Cambridge, MA, United States
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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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June 2017

The Tenth Conference on Economic Design

June 14 - June 18

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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August 2017

13th workshop of Matching in Practice

August 28 @ 12:00 pm - August 29 @ 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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