Alvin E. Roth

He shared with Lloyd S. Shapley the 2012 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics "for the theory of stable allocations and the practice of market design". He is the Craig and Susan McCaw Professor of Economics at Stanford University and the Gund Professor of Economics and Business Administration Emeritus at Harvard. He works in the areas of game theory, experimental economics and market design. His research focuses on organization of labor (and other) markets, bargaining, and learning in strategic environments. His work has been published in top economic journals including “American Economic Review”, “Quarterly Journal of Economics”, “Journal of Economic Perspectives”, “American Economic Review”, “American Journal of Transplantation”, “Journal of Behavioral Decision Making”. He is the author of Como Funcionam os Mercados, Portfolio-Penguin (2016); The New Economics of Matchmaking and Market Design, An Eamon Dolan Book, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2015); Who Gets What and Why, Eamon Dolan/Hougton Mifflin Harcourt (2015).


01 18:00

Market design, kidney exchange, and health inequality

introduced by Tito Boeri To what extent can facilitating the bringing together of supply and demand for organs save...
02 15:00

Matchmaking. La scienza economica del dare a ciascuno il suo

organised by Einaudi discussed with Dino Gerardi, coordinated by Tonia Mastrobuoni
02 18:30

Markets for the human body: exploitation or opportunity?

speaker and coordinator Mario Macis In Italy, as in many other countries, the demand for transplant organs exceeds...