Monday, June 22, 2015

Freakonomics: Make Me a Match

Food for Thought:
What does market-design and an engineer by training, professor of economics, and Nobel prize winner in economics have to do with medicine? 

Al Roth significantly contributed to the development of the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) as it is today. Not only that, he helps people who need a kidney transplant find a donor. 

Stephen Dubner

Al Roth, Professor of Economics at Stanford, engineer by training, Nobel in Economics prize winner in 2012 (shared prize with Lloyd Shapley, whose research influenced Roth)

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