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Professor of Management Science and Engineering

Itai Ashlagi

Sr. Fellow
Stanford Institute of Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)

Management Science & Engineering Department

Itai Ashlagi is an Associate Professor at the Management Science and Engineering Department at Stanford University.

He is interested in game theory and the economics and design of marketplaces.   

His current research focuses on marketplaces in which matching is an essential activity and applies tools from economics, operations, and Computer Science to practical problems.

His work influenced the practice of Kidney exchange for which he has become a Franz Edelman Laureate.

He has served on editorial boards for Management Science, Operations Research and Mathematics of Operations Research.

Before joining Stanford he was faculty at Sloan MIT, a postdoctoral researcher at Harvard Business School, and received his PhD from the Technion -  Israel Institute of Technology.

Focal Areas: Market design, Health, Regulation and Competition, Inequality, Computation, Work


PhD in Operations Research, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology; advised by Dov Monderer and Moshe Tennenholtz 2008 Operations Research, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology (summa cum laude) 2005
B.A. in Mathematics and Computer Science 1999, Haifa University (magna cum laude) 1999


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Stanford University

Management Science and Engineering Huang Engineering Center, 262 Stanford University             475 Via Ortega, Stanford, CA, 94305