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Alvin Roth
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Alvin E. Roth in Stockholm 2012
Born
Alvin Elliot Roth

December 18, 1951 (1951-12-18) (age 69)
Nationality American
Citizenship United States of America
Institution Stanford University
Harvard University
Field Game theory, market design, experimental economics
Alma mater Columbia University B.S.
Stanford University Ph.D.
Doctoral
advisor
Robert B. Wilson
Doctoral
students
Georg Weizsäcker
Parag Pathak
Fuhito Kojima
Contributions Market design
Awards Frederick W. Lanchester Prize (1990)
Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2012)
Golden Goose Award (2013)
Member of the National Academy of Sciences (2013)
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Alvin Elliot Roth (born December 18, 1951) is an American academic. He 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. He was President of the American Economics Association in 2017.

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