This conference brought together market designers and price theorists to discuss linkages between their fields. The conference highlighted new work and provided opportunities for group engagement and discussion.
Friday's sessions showcased recently-discovered relationships between matching theory and price theory, including connections between (matching-theoretic) stability and competitive pricing. Price-theoretic market design innovations, both econometric and theoretical, were presented.
On Saturday, conference participants explored theoretical and empirical evidence on the importance of marketplace design.This discussion concluded with a panel featuring Gary Becker, James Heckman, Paul Milgrom, and Alvin Roth fielding questions from the audience.