Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
Craig and Susan McCaw Professor of Economics
Department of Economics
Alvin E. Roth is the Craig and Susan McCaw Professor of Economics at Stanford University. He is also the Gund Professor of Economics and Business Administration Emeritus at Harvard University.
Roth has made significant contributions to the fields of game theory, market design and experimental economics, and is known for his emphasis on applying economic theory to solutions for "real-world" problems.
In 2012, he won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences jointly with Lloyd Shapley "for the theory of stable allocations and the practice of market design".
Focal Areas: Education, Health, Inequality, Innovation and Technology, Regulation and Competition, Work