Market Design

ECON
136
Instructors
Milgrom, P. (PI)
Section Number
1
Use of economic theory and analysis to design allocation mechanisms and market institutions. Course focuses on three areas: the design of matching algorithms to solve assignment problems, with applications to school choice, entry-level labor markets, and kidney exchanges; the design of auctions to solve general resource allocation problems, with applications to the sale of natural resources, financial assets, radio spectrum, and advertising; and the design of platforms and exchanges, with applications to internet markets. Emphasis on connecting economic theory to practical applications. Students must write term paper.
Grading
Letter or Credit/No Credit
Requirements
WAY-FR
Units
5
Undergraduate
Course Tags
Advanced Policy Analysis
Academic Year
Quarter
Winter
Section Days
Tuesday Thursday
Start Time
8:30 AM
End Time
10:30 AM
Location
380-380C