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Atila Abdulkadiroglu, Professor

Atila Abdulkadiroglu

Atila’s research focuses on mechanism design, market design and economics of education. His research has led to the design and implementation of better admissions policies in school choice programs in the US, including Boston and New York City. His research in economics of education focuses on on the impact of education on student achievement and factors that influence that impact and understanding demand patterns in schooling.

Contact Info:
Office Location:  219B Social Sciences, Box 90097, Durham, NC 27708
Email Address: send me a message
Web Page:  http://www.duke.edu/~aa88/

Education:

Ph.D.University of Rochester2000
M.A.University of Rochester1998
M.A.Bilkent University (Turkey)1995
B.S.Bilkent University (Turkey)1993
Specialties:

Microeconomic Theory
Microeconomics
Economics of Education
Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
Research Interests:

Atila’s research focuses on mechanism design, market design and economics of education. His research has led to the design and implementation of better admissions policies in school choice programs in the US, including Boston and New York City. His research in economics of education focuses on on the impact of education on student achievement and factors that influence that impact and understanding demand patterns in schooling.

Areas of Interest:

Mechanism Design
Market Design
Economics of Education

Keywords:

School Choice • Mechanism and Market Design • Economics of Education

Curriculum Vitae  Bio
Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Abdulkadiroğlu, A; Pathak, PA; Walters, CR, Free to choose: Can school choice reduce student achievement, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, vol. 10 no. 1 (January, 2018), pp. 175-206, American Economic Association [doi]  [abs]
  2. Abdulkadiroǧlu, A; Agarwal, N; Pathak, PA, The welfare effects of coordinated assignment: Evidence from the New York city high school match, American Economic Review, vol. 107 no. 12 (December, 2017), pp. 3635-3689, American Economic Association [doi]  [abs]
  3. Abdulkadiroğlu, A; Angrist, JD; Narita, Y; Pathak, PA, Research Design Meets Market Design: Using Centralized Assignment for Impact Evaluation, Econometrica, vol. 85 no. 5 (September, 2017), pp. 1373-1432, The Econometric Society [doi]  [abs]
  4. Abdulkadiroǧlu, A; Angrist, JD; Narita, Y; Pathak, PA; Zarate, RA, Regression discontinuity in serial dictatorship: Achievement effects at Chicago's exam schools, American Economic Review, vol. 107 no. 5 (May, 2017), pp. 240-245, American Economic Association [doi]
  5. Abdulkadiroglu, A; Angrist, JD; Narita, Y; Pathak, PA, Research Design Meets Market Design: Using Centralized Assignment for Impact Evaluation, Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper no. 2080 (March, 2017)


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