MARKET DESIGN IN EDUCATION

 

 

This talk will focus on the application of market design research in education.  Professor Pathak will talk about how academic research has influenced practice and how practice has influenced research.

 
23
May
2018
Wednesday
 Location: Hibiscus II & III

5:30 pm
5:45 pm
Master Class by Professor Parag A. Pathak

Jane Berkowitz Carlton and Dennis William Carlton Professor of Microeconomics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

"Market Design in Education"

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    • Professor Parag A. Pathak

      Professor Parag A. Pathak

       

      Jane Berkowitz Carlton and Dennis William Carlton Professor of Microeconomics,MIT

      Parag A. Pathak is the Jane Berkowitz Carlton and Dennis William Carlton Professor of Microeconomics at MIT, founding co-director of the NBER Working Group on Market Design, and founder of MIT's School Effectiveness and Inequality Initiative (SEII), a laboratory focused on education, human capital, and the income distribution. Pathak has helped to design the Boston, Chicago, Denver, Newark, New Orleans, New York, and Washington DC school choice systems. His work on market design and education was garnered numerous recognitions including a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers and the 2016 Social Choice and Welfare prize. He has also authored leading studies on charter schools, high school reform, selective education, and school vouchers. Pathak is a Fellow of the Econometric Society, and has served on the editorial boards of Econometrica, American Economic Review, and the Journal of Political Economy.

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