Alexander Teytelboym is an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Oxford, and a Tutorial Fellow at St. Catherine's College. He is also Deputy Director, Economics of Sustainability at the Smith School for Enterprise and the Environment, a Research Fellow at the Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School, and a co-founder of Refugees' Say. His main research interests are market design and networks, as well as their applications to environmental economics. Recently, Teytelboym has been working on the design of matching markets for refugee resettlement.
Andrey Fradkin is a postdoctoral associate at the Initiative on the Digital Economy at MIT. He studies the effects of digital technologies on the economy, the design of online platforms, and the economics of search and matching markets. With regard to platform design, he has studied and worked to implement search and matching algorithms, reputation systems, experimentation policies, and user acquisition strategies at Airbnb, Inc. He has also provided expert input on these topics to the Presidential Council of Advisors on Science and Technology and the Federal Trade Commission.
Judd Kessler is an Assistant Professor at the Warton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Yusuke Narita is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His current research interest centers around market design and economics of education. He has been working on empirical/experimental/theoretical projects on the design of public school choice systems, especially how it interacts with long-term education production and school quality. He is currently a member of an SEII project on the effects of a reform in the selective public high school choice system in Chicago.
Scott Duke Kominers is an Associate Professor in the Entrepreneurial Management Unit at Harvard Business School, cross-appointed in the Harvard Department of Economics. He is also an Affiliate of the Harvard Center of Mathematical Sciences and Applications, an Associate of the Harvard Center for Research on Computation and Society, and a Research Economist at the National Bureau of Economic Research.
John William Hatfield is an Associate Professor in the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. He studies market design--an engineering-oriented field of economic theory that considers how the design of the rules and regulations of a market affects the functioning and outcomes of that market. In particular, he studies matching theory, a field of economics that studies markets in which agents have explicit preferences over whom they buy from and sell to, not just over the underlying goods bought and sold.