Who Gets What and Why? Economists as Engineers

Dr. Alvin Roth
22 Sep 2022
8:00 PM
Great Hall, Memorial Union
  • Economics Department
  • Committee on Lectures (funded by Student Government)

Dr. Alvin Roth is the Craig and Susan McCaw professor of economics at Stanford University and the Gund professor of economics and business administration emeritus at Harvard University. He was President of the American Economics Association in 2017. Dr. Roth has made significant contributions to the fields of game theory, market design and experimental economics, and is known for his emphasis on applying economic theory to solutions for "real-world" problems.

In 2012, he won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences jointly with Lloyd Shapley "for the theory of stable allocations and the practice of market design."

University Book Store will be onsite to sell copies of Who Gets What--and Why; Dr. Roth will sign books.

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