TITLE

Un-Freakonomics

AUTHOR(S)
Adams, Susan
PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;Aug2010, Vol. 6 Issue 9, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how Harvard University professor Alvin Roth uses economics to make a difference in people's lives. It is stated that Roth uses the mathematical tools of game theory to find solutions to big economic problems. Roth's accomplishments include designing networks for kidney donations and creating systems that enable urban school districts to optimally place a large number of students among hundreds of schools.
ACCESSION #
52857925

 

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