Saturday, May 16, 2015

9th workshop Matching in Practice June 8 - June 9 in Barcelona

9th workshop Matching in Practice, June 8 - June 9

The program 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, 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      Panel discussion on matching practices (TBD)
13:30                     Lunch

Scientific Committee: Dorothea Kübler, Antonio Miralles and Joana Pais

Registrations If you plan to attend the meeting (and are not a speaker), please contact Antonio Miralles at

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

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