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How to Fix a Broken Marketplace
by Alvin E. Roth
An economic handyman of sorts, Alvin E. Roth fixes broken markets. As a pioneer in the field of market design, the Harvard Business School professor cofounded a kidney donation matching system for New England, corrected public school choice programs in New York and Boston, and tackled the market for new medical residents, economists, and lawyers.