Sunday, December 4, 2016

Matching in Budapest, Dec 14-15

101 years of matching in Hungary will be the subject of two matching conferences are coming up in Budapest.
On Dec 14, 100 years of matching theory in Hungary.  Here is the conference program.

And on Dec 15:
Programme  (also here)
9:00-10:00Keynote presentation: Utku Unver (Boston College)
Efficient and Incentive Compatible Liver Exchange
10:00-10:30Coffee break
10:30-12:30Session 1
First Choice-Maximizing School Choice Mechanisms, by Timo Mennle (University of Zurich)
School Choice with Voucher, by Mustafa Afacan (Sabanci University)
Iterative Versus Standard Deferred Acceptance: Experimental Evidence, by Rustam Hakimov (WZB Berlin)
14:00-15:00Session 2
Testing different cardinal matching mechanisms in the field, by  Alexander Nesterov (Higher School of Economics, St. Petersburg)
Hungarian secondary school and higher education admissions data in the Databank, by Zoltán Hermann (Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
15:00-16:00Policy roundtable: Course allocation
Estelle Cantillon (Université Libre de Bruxelles) and Utku Unver (Boston College)
16:00-16:30Coffee break
16:30-18:30Session 3
Team Formation as an Incentive Device, by Xiaocheng Hu (University of Southampton)
Assignment maximisation, by Inacio Bo (WZB Berlin)
Refugee resettlement, by Alex Teytelboym (University of Oxford)
In November, the Hungarian Academy of Sciences also hosted a
Workshop on Future Directions in Computational Social Choice, which contained papers on stable matching by Ágnes Cseh: Popular Matchings and Zsuzsanna Jankó: Various Stable Matching Concepts.

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