Professor of Economics at Stanford University
Professor Al Roth teaches Economics at Stanford University and is also the professor of Economics and Business Administration at Harvard University. Roth specializes in the fields of market design, experimental economics and game theory.
Professor Al Roth has given lectures on market design and matchmaking, which discuss market exchanges that both do and don't involve money, as well as mutual exchanges. Roth likes to discuss the unusual market known as the kidney exchange, which is life saving and involves a kind of even trade that doesn't involve money.
Roth is a member of the National Bureau of Economic Research as well as the Econometric Society. In 2012 he shared the Nobel memorial prize in Economics.