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

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.




09:00 – 10:00: Nicole Immorlica (Microsoft Research New England): Efficiency guarantees in Market Design

Coffee Break

10:30 – 12:30: Contributed Sessions

Bary Pradelski (ETH Zurich) : Evolutionary dynamics and equitable core selection in assignment games

Britta Boyer (U Paderborn) : Matching Strategies of Heterogeneous Agents in a University Clearinghouse

Andre Veski (TU Tallinn) : Efficiency and fair access in kindergarten allocation policy design


13:40 – 15 :00: Contributed Sessions

Inacio Bo (WZB Berlin) : Iterative Deferred Acceptance Mechanisms: Theory and

Experimental Evidence

Vincent Iehlé (U Paris Dauphine) : A centralized matching market with early matches

Coffee Break

15:30 – 17:30: Focus session on the assignment of social housing

David Cantala (Colegio de Mexico): Matching through institutions

Neil Thakral (Harvard): Matching with stochastic arrival: Theory and application to public housing

Jacob Leshno (Columbia): Dynamic matching in overloaded waiting lists

17:30 – 19:00: Round Table on the assignment of social housing in France and Europe

Jean-François Arènes (APUR, Paris), Nathalie Demeslay (Rennes métropole — TBC), Laurent Ghékière (Union Sociale de l’Habitat, Bruxelles), Cyrille Van Styvendael (Est-Metropole- Habitat, Villeurbanne)



09:00 – 10:00: Itai Ashlagi (Stanford): What Matters in School Choice Tie-breaking? How Competition Guides Design

Coffee Break

10:30 – 11:30: Yinghua He (Toulouse): Information Acquisition and Provision in School Choice

10:30 – 11:30: Irene Lo (Columbia): A Continuum Model for the Top-trading Cycles Mechanism


14:00 – 15:00: Yusuke Narita (MIT): “Match or Mismatch: Learning and Inertia in School Choice

15:00 – 16:00: Adam Kapor (Columbia):  “Heterogeneous Beliefs and School Choice

Coffee Break

16:30 – 17:30: Nick Arnosti (Stanford):  “Centralized Clearinghouse Design: A Quantity-Quality Tradeoff