Alvin Roth

Stanford University

Portrait of Alvin Roth

Alvin Roth 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.

Alvin has made significant contributions to the fields of game theory, market design, and experimental economics and is known for his emphasis on applying economic theory to solutions for “real world” problems. In 2012, he won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences jointly with Lloyd Shapley for the theory of stable allocations and the practice of market design.

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