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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

Co-organised event

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

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