National residency matching program: a Nobel Prize winning idea

shapley and rothIf you’re wondering how several of our future dental specialists and physicians are placed into their residency, then you will be pleased to know that the backbone of this process is a Nobel Prize winning theory. In 2012, Alvin E. Roth and Lloyd S. Shapley were awarded the Nobel Prize in economic sciences for the theory of stable allocations and the practice of market design. Here’s a little background on the his idea…