2012 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics – Lloyd Shapley, Al Roth

For a popular article, see http://www.nature.com/news/a-nobel-for-the-art-of-matchmaking-1.11607#/ .

The goal of this post is to overview the basic problem of matching and give some examples of current/popular applications.

See also: Al Roth’s blog at http://marketdesigner.blogspot.com/ .

For some cool and more technical slides on market design, see Itai Ashlagi’s slides from the CMU Summer School on Algorithmic Economics, linked here: http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~arielpro/summer/schedule.html#itai .

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