Nov 5, 2015
Alvin E. Roth is the Craig and Susan McCaw Professor of Economics at Stanford University.
He is also the Gund Professor of Economics and Business Administration Emeritus at Harvard University.
Professor Roth has made significant contributions to the fields of game theory, experimental economics and market design and is known for his emphasis on applying economic theory to solutions for "real-world" problems.
In 2012, Alvin won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences jointly with Lloyd Shapley "for the theory of stable allocations and the practice of market design”
Alvin has a B.S form Columbia University, and earned his MS and Ph.D. from Stanford University.
Alvin’s latest book Who Gets What and Why: The New Economics of Matchmaking and Market Design is now available on Amazon.
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