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    • Who Gets What - And Why

    • The New Economics of Matchmaking and Market Design
    • By: Alvin E. Roth
    • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    If you've ever sought a job or hired someone, applied to college or guided your child into a good kindergarten, asked someone out on a date or been asked out, you've participated in a kind of market. Most of the study of economics deals with commodity markets, where the price of a good connects sellers and buyers. But what about other kinds of "goods," like a spot in the Yale freshman class or a position at Google?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • What the Author Did On Summer Vacation

    • By Martin Fierro on 03-18-16

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Who Gets What - And Why: The Hidden World of Matchmaking and Market Design

    • By: Alvin Roth
    • Narrated by: Robert Slade
    • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    How our lives are shaped not only by the choices we make, but by the choices we have. In many parts of life - jobs, housing, medical care, education, even a date on the Internet - price is not the only determinant of who gets what. So how do the other processes that influence who gets which goods, jobs, university places and partners really work? In Who Gets What, Nobel Prize winning economist Alvin Roth uncovers the global rules of how markets allocate, how matchmaking shapes lives...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great book about market dedign

    • By Eitan on 06-13-17

    Regular price: $15.48

    • The Art of Designing Markets (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Alvin Roth
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Learn why its no longer enough for markets to be viewed as only the confluence of supply and demand. From the October 2007 issue of Harvard Business Review.

    Regular price: $1.95