Talks
Fall 2019

Increasing Supply vs Improving Matching: A Random Walk Down Spatial Markets

Wednesday, Mar. 3, 2021 10:40 am11:10 am

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Speaker: 

Amin Saberi (Stanford University)

Location: 

Zoom

We show that in a dynamic spatial matching market, no level of sophistication in the matching algorithm and no amount of data to predict times and locations of future demand can beat a naive greedy algorithm with a small excess supply.