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Applied Market Design
ECON 229
Spring 2022
Section: 01  

In 2012, the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics Sciences was awarded to Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley for their theoretical and practical work on the design of matching markets. In 2020, the Nobel Prize in Economics was awarded to Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson for their theoretical and practical work on auctions. This course provides an introduction to the field of market design, focusing on the functioning of specific markets and market mechanisms. Applications include but are not limited to: auctions, kidney exchange, medical match, school choice, course allocation, and trading on the stock market.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS ECON
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: ECON110
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ECON-MN)(ECON)
Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%

Last Updated on JUL-15-2024
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