Alvin E. Roth

Economist, Academic

1951 –

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Who is Alvin E. Roth?

Alvin Elliot Roth is the Craig and Susan McCaw professor of economics at Stanford University and the Gund professor of economics and business administration emeritus at Harvard University.

Roth has made significant contributions to the fields of game theory, market design and experimental economics, and is known for his emphasis on applying economic theory to solutions for "real-world" problems.

In 2012, he won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences jointly with Lloyd Shapley "for the theory of stable allocations and the practice of market design".

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Born
Dec 18, 1951
New York City
Also known as
  • Alvin Roth
  • Alvin Elliot Roth
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • PhD, Stanford University
    Operations research
    ( - 1974)
  • Bachelor of Science, Columbia University
    Operations research
    ( - 1971)
Lived in
  • California
    (2012 - )

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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