Al Roth, Market Designer

Al Roth has been doing fascinating work designing matching markets. These include the markets for matching kidney donors and recipients, medical residents to programs, and assigning students to schools. In these markets, small changes in the "rules of the game" can lead to big efficiency gains, and it's not always obvious how to best make those …

Technology Review Interview about IT and Innovation

Despite the vast amounts of computing and communication power in corporate hands, companies are at the early stages of using IT to revamp business practices, become more efficient, and drive the next wave of national productivity growth. That's the intro the an interview that David Talbot, Technology Review's chief correspondent, did with Erik Brynjolfsson last week. The first …