Thursday, June 11, 2015

Interview about WGWaW:

Here's the text of an interview about Who Gets What and Why, with Nancy Shute at NPR's Shots--Health News:
How An Economist Helped Patients Find The Right Kidney Donors
JUNE 11, 201512:35 PM ET

Here's a snippet:

"Market design is a very outward-facing form of economics. I'm talking with doctors. I'm talking with school administrators. ...I'm constantly talking with people who aren't economists. A big deal in market design is finding the inside champions who the economists can help. I kind of think of economists as being helpers here. We have some ideas, but we don't do any of the surgeries."

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