9th workshop Matching in Practice

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 Choice and Affirmative Action
Dynamic Reserves in Matching Markets with Contracts: Theory and Applications, by Orhan Aygün and Bertan Turhan
College Admission with Multidimensional Privileges: The Brazilian Affirmative Action Case, by Orhan Aygün and Inacio Bo
Self-selection in School Choice: Theory and Evidence from Mexican City High School Match, by Li Chen and Juan Sebastián Pereyra 
16:30 – 17:00      Coffee break
17:00 – 18:30      Empirical Estimation of Preferences in School Choice
Demand Analysis using Strategic Reports: An application to a school choice  mechanism, by Nikhil Agarwal and Paolo Somaini
Structural Estimation of a Model of School Choices: the Boston Mechanism vs. Its Alternatives, by Caterina Calsamiglia, Chou Fu and Maia Güell 
20:00                  Dinner
Day 2: June 9, 2015 
9:30 – 11:00       Educational Choice, Incentives and Welfare
College Diversity and Investment Incentives, by Thomas Gall, Patrick Legros and Andrew F. Newman
Socio-economic status and enrollment in higher education: Do costs matter? by Koen Declercq and Frank Verboven 
11:00 – 11:30      
Coffee break
11:30 – 12:15        Re-matching
The Design of Teacher Assignment: Theory and Evidence, by Julien Combe, Olivier Tercieux and Camille Terrier 
12:15 – 13:00        Policy Roundtable: Access to higher education: Issues and perspectives from the US and Europe
Christopher Avery (Harvard), Jari-Matti Riihelainen (Eurydice, European Commission) Chair: Estelle Cantillon 
13:30                      Lunch


Scientific Committee: Dorothea Kübler, Antonio Miralles and Joana Pais

Registration: If you are planning to attend please register at the following link  

Venue: Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Edifici Balmes, Carrer Balmes 132, Barcelona

This workshop is part of the Barcelona GSE Summer Forum. It is supported by the Severo Ochoa Research Program (SEV2011-0075).