Harvard's Alvin Roth and UCLA's Lloyd Shapley win the Nobel Prize for economics for their...

|By:, SA News Editor

Harvard's Alvin Roth and UCLA's Lloyd Shapley win the Nobel Prize for economics for their separate work on the "the theory of stable allocations and the practice of market design," which goes to the crux of a major economic problem: how to match agents as efficiently as possible - e.g., students with schools, and organ donors with transplant patients. (PR)