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Mechanism Design for Social Good Working Groups

Working Groups


The MD4SG working groups bring together academic researchers from various disciplines to tackle problems in real-world application domains.

 
inequality

Global Perspectives on Inequality



inequality

Global Perspectives on Inequality

We study how computational methods can either address or exacerbate inequality, both globally and for vulnerable populations in the United States.

fairness

Bias, Discrimination, and Fairness



fairness

Bias, Discrimination, and Fairness

We work to better understand issues of bias, discrimination, and fairness that arise when technological systems are deployed in social and economic environments.

online-labor-markets

Online Labor Markets



online-labor-markets

Online Labor Markets

We apply techniques from mechanism design to address problems found in online labor markets, including those related to inequality and information asymmetry, and hiring algorithms.


healthcare

Healthcare




healthcare

Healthcare

We work on real-world healthcare market design problems such as kidney exchange and risk adjustment with techniques from computer science, operations research and economics.

housing

Housing




housing

Housing

We address market design problems in affordable housing policy (e.g. affordable housing allocation, fair housing) using techniques from economics, computer science, and operations research.


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