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MD4SG '19

3rd Workshop on Mechanism Design for Social Good


The full program of the workshop will take place on June 28 in Room 232A at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona. A PDF of the program is available for download. We welcome all participants to attend the lunchtime poster session and vote for your favorite poster!

Time Event Authors
7:30-8:30 Networking Breakfast (West building, Room 101A) Sara Kingsley and Eric Sodomka
8:30-8:35 Opening Remarks Rediet Abebe and Irene Lo
8:35-09:45 Session 1: Developing World
8:35-9:20 Keynote: Research Experiences Developing Technology in/for/from Africa Sekou Remy
9:20-9:35 Design of Incentive Programs for Optimal Medication Adherence Sze-Chuan Suen, Diana Negoescu and Joel Goh
9:35-9:40 Bridging Markets for Small Scale Farmers with Mechanism Design Mwiza Simbeye, Mwila Kangwa and Patrick Sikalinda
9:40-9:45 Mechanism Design for Matching in Nigeria's National Youth Service Corps: A Case Study Ifeoma Okoh, Oluwakemi Akinwehinmi, Israel Akowe, Oluwakemi Fasae, Memunat Ibrahim, John Ojetunde, Peter Ogunremi, Rachel Ojo, Ifeoluwa Oladeji, Olajide Oladejo, Oluwafemi Olaoye, Tosin Oyetayo, Emmanuel Ozi-Yusuf and Eric Sodomka
9:45-10:00 Break
10:00-11:20 Session 2: Assignments and Choice
10:00-10:45 Keynote: Putting Ethical AI to the Vote Ariel Procaccia
10:45-11:00 The Determinants of Physicians' Location Choice: Understanding the Rural Shortage Elena Falcettoni
11:00-11:15 The Short and Long Run Impacts of Centralized Clearinghouses: Evidence from Matching Teach For America Teachers to Schools Jonathan Davis
11:15-11:20 Selling Fairness: Reflections on Commercializing the Course Match Allocation Mechanism Matt Boulos
11:20-12:30 FCRC Keynote (Symphony Hall, immediately south of Convention Center) Eric Lindahl
12:30-1:30 Lunch and Poster Session: Vote for your favorite poster! (Room 301/Foyer)
1:30-3:00 Session 3: Law and Policy
1:30-2:15 Keynote: Mechanisms to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions Valerie Thomas
2:15-2:30 Transparency and Fairness in School Choice Mechanisms Yoan Hermstruewer
2:30-2:45 Characterizing Models through Practices: A Case Study in Algorithmic Employment Screening Solon Barocas, Jon Kleinberg, Karen Levy and Manish Raghavan
2:45-3:00 When to Limit Market Entry under Mandatory Purchase Meryem Essaidi, Kira Goldner and Matthew Weinberg
3:00-3:15 Break
3:15-4:15 Session 4: Mitigating Inequality
3:15-3:30 Fairness and Utilization in Allocating Resources with Uncertain Demand Kate Donahue and Jon Kleinberg
3:30-3:45 Toward Controlling Discrimination in Online Ad Auctions L. Elisa Celis, Anay Mehrotra and Nisheeth Vishnoi
3:45-4:00 The Salary Taboo: Privacy Norms and the Diffusion of Information Zoe Cullen and Ricardo Perez-Truglia
4:00-4:15 Redistribution through Markets [Link] Piotr Dworczak, Scott Kominers and Mohammad Akbarpour
4:15-4:30 Break
4:30-5:50 Session 5: Bridging Research and Practice
4:30-4:45 Fair Classification and Social Welfare Lily Hu and Yiling Chen
4:45-5:00 Bridging the 'Normative Gap': Mechanism Design and Social Justice Zoe Hitzig
5:00-5:50 Panel: Bridging Research and Practice Moderator: Sera Linardi. Panelists: Miranda Bogen, Dina Machuve and Valerie Thomas
5:50-6:00 Closing Remarks Rediet Abebe and Irene Lo