Roth and Shapley Nobel Prize winners

The big news in game theory this week is the Nobel Prize that has been awarded to Al Roth and Lloyd Shapley for their work on market design and matching theory.

 

 

 

 

 

Rather than me try to write about their work here are a few videos to enjoy.

Here you can see Al’s reaction to winning the prize and a brief explanation of his work.

This video explains the stable marriage problem a matching problem first studied by Lloyd Shapley and David Gale in 1962

This is Al Roth giving a Google Tech Talk on his work on market design (runs to just over an hour).

 

 

 

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