Alvin E. Roth

HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit

George Gund Professor of Economics and Business Administration

Soldiers Field

Boston, MA 02163

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

36

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Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

The Market for Federal Judicial Law Clerks

Forthcoming in University of Chicago Law Review
Number of pages: 108 Posted: 20 Mar 2001
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Yale Law School, University of Chicago Law School and HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
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An Experimental Analysis of Ending Rules in Internet Auctions

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 987; Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 03-42; MIT Sloan Working Paper No. 4419-03
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Aug 2003
Dan Ariely, Axel Ockenfels and Alvin E. Roth
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, University of Cologne - Department of Economics and HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
Downloads 423 (49,784)
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Citation 30

The New Market for Federal Judicial Law Clerks

University of Chicago Law Review, Forthcoming, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 122, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 345
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2012
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Yale Law School, University of Chicago Law School and HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
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Citation 30

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Judicial clerkships, judges

The New Market for Federal Judicial Law Clerks

NBER Working Paper No. w13213
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 Jul 2007
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Yale Law School, University of Chicago Law School and HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
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The Dynamics of Law Clerk Matching: An Experimental and Computational Investigation of Proposals for Reform of the Market

Harvard NOM Research Paper No. 01-08
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 09 Oct 2001
Ernan Haruvy, Alvin E. Roth and M. Utku Ünver
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit and Boston College - Department of Economics
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Law clerks, Market design, Experiments

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Late and Multiple Bidding in Second Price Internet Auctions: Theory and Evidence Concerning Different Rules for Ending an Auction

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 992
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Aug 2003
Axel Ockenfels and Alvin E. Roth
University of Cologne - Department of Economics and HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
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Citation 19

Repugnance as a Constraint on Markets

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 10 Nov 2006
Alvin E. Roth
HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
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Citation 19

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repugnance, market design, organ transplants, kidney exchange

Repugnance as a Constraint on Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w12702
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Nov 2006
Alvin E. Roth
HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
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Combining a Theoretical Prediction with Experimental Evidence

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Mar 2008
Ido Erev, Alvin E. Roth, Robert Slonim and Greg Barron
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology - William Davidson Faculty of Industrial Engineering & Management, HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit, Case Western Reserve University - Department of Economics and Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
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Last Minute Bidding and the Rules for Ending Second-Price Auctions: Theory and Evidence from a Natural Experiment on the Internet

NBER Working Paper No. w7729
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Jun 2000
Alvin E. Roth and Axel Ockenfels
HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit and University of Cologne - Department of Economics
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Auctions of Homogeneous Goods with Increasing Returns: Experimental Comparison of Alternative Dutch Auctions

Management Science, Vol. 50, No. 8, pp. 1044-1063, August 2004
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Feb 2005
Elena Katok and Alvin E. Roth
University of Texas at Dallas and HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
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multiunit auctions, procurement auctions, supply chain management, experimental economics

Unraveling Results from Comparable Demand and Supply: An Experimental Investigation

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 May 2009
Muriel Niederle, Alvin E. Roth and M. Utku Ünver
Stanford University - Department of Economics, HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit and Boston College - Department of Economics
Downloads 99 (217,108)

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matching, unraveling, experiments, market design, labor demand and supply

Unraveling Results from Comparable Demand and Supply: An Experimental Investigation

NBER Working Paper No. w15006
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Jun 2009
Muriel Niederle, Alvin E. Roth and M. Utku Ünver
Stanford University - Department of Economics, HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit and Boston College - Department of Economics
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Efficient Kidney Exchange: Coincidence of Wants in Markets with Compatibility-Based Preferences

American Economic Review, Vol. 97, No. 3, 2007
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 28 Oct 2008
Alvin E. Roth, Tayfun Sonmez and M. Utku Ünver
HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit, Boston College - Department of Economics and Boston College - Department of Economics
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Unraveling Yields Inefficient Matchings: Evidence from Post-Season College Football Bowls

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 890461
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2008
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit and Boston College - Department of Economics
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Two-Sided Matching, Unraveling, Assortative Matching, Efficiency, College Football

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Market Design: Understanding Markets Well Enough to Fix Them When They’re Broken

American Economic Association, Ten Years and Beyond: Economists Answer NSF's Call for Long-Term Research Agendas
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Aug 2011
Alvin E. Roth
HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
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Citation 25

What Have We Learned from Market Design?

NBER Working Paper No. w13530
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Oct 2007
Alvin E. Roth
HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
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Citation 25

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What Have We Learned from Market Design?

Economic Journal, Vol. 118, Issue 527, pp. 285-310, March 2008
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Feb 2008
Alvin E. Roth
HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
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Changing the Boston School Choice Mechanism

NBER Working Paper No. w11965
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 13 Apr 2006
Duke University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit and Boston College - Department of Economics
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Kidney Exchange

NBER Working Paper No. w10002
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 28 Sep 2003
Alvin E. Roth, Tayfun Sonmez and M. Utku Ünver
HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit, Boston College - Department of Economics and Boston College - Department of Economics
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The Redesign of the Matching Market for American Physicians: Some Engineering Aspects of Economic Design

NBER Working Paper No. w6963
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 12 Jun 2000
Alvin E. Roth and Elliott Peranson
HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit and National Matching Services, Inc.
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The Redesign of the Matching Market for American Physicians: Some Engineering Aspects of Economic Design

American Economic Review, September 1999
Posted: 08 Nov 1999
Alvin E. Roth and Elliott Peranson
HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit and National Matching Services, Inc.

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Pairwise Kidney Exchange

NBER Working Paper No. w10698
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 Sep 2004
Alvin E. Roth, Tayfun Sonmez and M. Utku Ünver
HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit, Boston College - Department of Economics and Boston College - Department of Economics
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Deferred Acceptance Algorithms: History, Theory, Practice, and Open Questions

NBER Working Paper No. w13225
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Jul 2007
Alvin E. Roth
HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
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Market Culture: How Norms Governing Exploding Offers Affect Market Performance

NBER Working Paper No. w10256
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 31 Jan 2004
Muriel Niederle and Alvin E. Roth
Stanford University - Department of Economics and HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
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Efficient Kidney Exchange: Coincidence of Wants in a Structured Market

NBER Working Paper No. w11402
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Jul 2005
Alvin E. Roth, Tayfun Sonmez and M. Utku Ünver
HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit, Boston College - Department of Economics and Boston College - Department of Economics
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The Effects of a Centralized Clearinghouse on Job Placement, Wages, and Hiring Practices

NBER Working Paper No. w13529
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 Oct 2007
Muriel Niederle and Alvin E. Roth
Stanford University - Department of Economics and HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
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The Collapse of a Medical Clearinghouse (and Why Such Failures are Rare)

NBER Working Paper No. w9467
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 Feb 2003
Harvard Business School, Stanford University - Department of Economics and HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
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Unraveling Reduces the Scope of an Entry Level Labor Market: Gastroenterology with and Without a Centralized Match

NBER Working Paper No. w8616
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 29 Nov 2001
Muriel Niederle and Alvin E. Roth
Stanford University - Department of Economics and HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
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Don't Take 'No' for an Answer: An Experiment with Actual Organ Donor Registrations

NBER Working Paper No. w20378
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Aug 2014
Judd B. Kessler and Alvin E. Roth
University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department and HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
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Organ Allocation Policy and the Decision to Donate

NBER Working Paper No. w17324
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 Aug 2011
Judd B. Kessler and Alvin E. Roth
University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department and HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
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Matching with Couples: Stability and Incentives in Large Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w16028
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Fuhito Kojima, Parag A. Pathak and Alvin E. Roth
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
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Strategy-Proofness Versus Efficiency in Matching with Indifferences: Redesigning the New York City High School Match

NBER Working Paper No. w14864
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2009
Duke University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
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Individual Rationality and Participation in Large Scale, Multi-Hospital Kidney Exchange

NBER Working Paper No. w16720
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 31 Jan 2011
Itai Ashlagi and Alvin E. Roth
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
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College Admissions as Non-Price Competition: The Case of South Korea

NBER Working Paper No. w20774
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Dec 2014
Christopher Avery, Soohyung Lee and Alvin E. Roth
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University of Maryland - Department of Economics and HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
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The Need for (Long) Chains in Kidney Exchange

NBER Working Paper No. w18202
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Jul 2012
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), affiliation not provided to SSRN and HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
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Marketplace Institutions Related to the Timing of Transactions

NBER Working Paper No. w16556
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Nov 2010
Alvin E. Roth
HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
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Minimizing Justified Envy in School Choice: The Design of New Orleans' OneApp

NBER Working Paper No. w23265
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Mar 2017
Duke University - Department of Economics, Columbia University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit and Paris-Jourdan Sciences Economiques (PSE)
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Strategyproofness Versus Efficiency in Matching With Indifferences: Redesigning the NYC High School Match

Harvard PON Working Paper No. 959938
Posted: 30 Jan 2007
Duke University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit

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Unraveling Reduces Mobility in a Labor Market: Gastroenterology with and without a Centralized Match

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 111, December 2003
Posted: 04 Feb 2004
Muriel Niederle and Alvin E. Roth
Stanford University - Department of Economics and HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit

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Turnaround Time and Bottlenecks in Market Clearing: Decentralized Matching in the Market for Clinical Psychologists

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 105, No. 2, April 1997
Posted: 23 Apr 1997
Alvin E. Roth and Xiaolin Xing
HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit and National University of Singapore (NUS)

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