This mini-course provides an overview of some of the applications of matching markets. The focus of the course is the evolution of the literature both from a theoretical and also practical perspective. Topics include house allocation, school choice, kidney exchange, matching with contracts, cadet-branch matching, affirmative action in India, and triage protocol design.
Overview: Matching Markets: The Path Between Theory and Practice [ PDF ]
Lecture 1: House Allocation and Housing Markets [ PDF ]
Lecture 2: Kidney Exchange [ PDF ]
Lecture 3: School Choice [ PDF ] [ Video ]
Lecture 4: Cadet-Branch Matching [ PDF ] [ Video ]
The next three lectures summarizes some of the more developments.
Lecture 5: Branching Reform in US Army [ PDF ] [ Video ]
Lecture 6: Affirmative Action in India [ PDF ] [ Video ]
Lecture 7: Pandemic Triage Protocol Design [ PDF ] [ Video ]