The NBER's Working Group on Market Design met in Cambridge on October 2829. Codirectors Michael Ostrovsky of Stanford University and Parag A. Pathak of MIT organized the meeting. These researchers' papers were presented and discussed:
Darrell Duffie, Stanford University and NBER, and Haoxiang Zhu, MIT and NBER, "Size Discovery" (NBER Working Paper No. 21696)
Ahmad Peivandi, Georgia State University, "Participation and Unbiased Pricing in CDS Settlement Mechanisms"
Laura Doval, Yale University, "A Theory of Stability in Dynamic Matching Markets"
Hugo Hopenhayn, University of California, Los Angeles, and NBER, and Maryam Saeedi, Carnegie Mellon University, "Bidding Dynamics in Auctions" (NBER Working Paper No. 22716)
Oleg Baranov, University of Colorado Boulder; Christina Aperjis, Power Auctions LLC; Lawrence Ausubel, University of Maryland; and Thayer Morrill, North Carolina State University, "Efficient Procurement Auctions with Increasing Returns"
Tibor Heumann, Princeton University, "Ascending Auction with Multidimensional Signals"
John Hatfield, University of Texas at Austin, and Scott Duke Kominers, Harvard University, "Hidden Substitutes"
Paul Milgrom, Stanford University, "Deferred Acceptance Auctions without Substitutes"
Gabriel Carroll and Ilya Segal, Stanford University, "Robustly Optimal Auctions with Unknown Resale Opportunities"
Songzi Du, Simon Fraser University, "Robust Mechanisms under Common Valuation"
Shengwu Li, Stanford University, "Obviously Strategy-Proof Mechanisms"
Marek Pycia, University of California, Los Angeles, and Peter Troyan, University of Virginia, "Obvious Dominance and Random Priority"
Benjamin Roth, MIT, and Ran Shorrer, Pennsylvania State University, "Making It Safe to Use Centralized Markets: Epsilon-Dominant Individual Rationality and Applications to Market Design"
Michal Feldman, Tel Aviv University; Nicole Immorlica, Brendan Lucier, and Vasilis Syrgkanis, Microsoft Research; and Tim Roughgarden, Stanford University, "Efficiency Guarantees in Large Markets"
David Delacrétaz, University of Melbourne; Scott Duke Kominers; and Alexander Teytelboym, University of Oxford, "Refugee Resettlement"
Tommy Andersson, Lund University, and Lars Ehlers, Université de Montréal, "Assigning Refugees to Landlords in Sweden: Stable Maximum Matchings"
Summaries of these papers are at: