12th Workshop on Matching in Practice


The Matching in Practice network will have the next meeting in Budapest on 15 December. The event is free of charge for all participants, but registration is required, see the details below.

Scientific organisers

Péter Biró (Budapest, local organiser), Francis Bloch (Paris) and Yinghua He (Toulouse)

Plenary speaker

Utku Ünver (Boston College)


8:30-9:00 registration

9:00-10:00 Utku Ünver (Boston College): Efficient and Incentive Compatible Liver Exchange

10:00-10:30 coffee break

10:30-11:10 T. Mennle (University of Zurich): First Choice-Maximizing School Choice Mechanisms

11:10-11:50 M.O. Afacan (Sabanci University, Turkey): School Choice with Voucher

11:50-12:30 R. Hakimov (WZB Berlin): Iterative Versus Standard Deferred Acceptance: Experimental Evidence

12:30-14:00 lunch break

14:00-14:40 A.S. Nesterov (HSE, St. Petersburg): Testing different cardinal matching mechanisms in the field

14:40-15:00 Zoltán Hermann (Hungarian Academy of Sciences): Hungarian secondary school and higher education admissions data in the Databank

15:00-16:00 roundtable talk on course allocation with Estelle Cantillon (Brussels) and Utku Unver (Boston)

16:00-16:30 coffee break

16:30-17:10 X. Hu (University of Southampton): Team Formation as an Incentive Device

17:10-17:50 Inacio Bo (WZB Berlin): Assignment Maximization

17:50-18:30 A. Teytelboym (University of Oxford): Refugee resettlement

Registration (closed)

The programme, list of registered participants and further details can be found here.


The workshop will be held in the main building of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, room ‘Kisterem’. Address: Budapest, Széchenyi István tér 9, 1051.


The recommended hotel is Hotel Zenit, (it is in the city centre, 5 mins walk from the venue, nearby a nice Christmas market at Vörösmarty tér). You can either book rooms directly through their website or through booking.com.

Co-organised event

100 years of Matching Theory in Hungary, workshop held on 14 December.

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