Alvin Roth ()
No 2012-7, Nobel Prize in Economics documents from Nobel Prize Committee
I was born on December 18, 1951 in the New York City borough of Queens. My parents, Ernest and Lillian, were both public high school teachers of a subject that is probably no longer taught, called Secretarial Studies, which focused on typing and taking dictation via two methods of shorthand stenography, Pitman and Gregg. Their students were young women planning to go directly to work as secretaries after high school.
Keywords: Market Design (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C71 D01 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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