Al Roth's Nobel Prize is for Economics, but Doctors Can Thank Him, Too


Here is a link to my third column in Quartz, about the Nobel Prize in Economics for Lloyd Shapley and Al Roth. This column describes ongoing research by Dan Benjamin, Ori Heffetz and Alex Rees-Jones and me about trade-offs young medical doctors make in their National Resident Matching Program choices–in particular, tradeoffs between happiness and other goods.  

Update: Thanks to Daniel Altman’s digging, Here is a little more detail from Al Roth his efforts with the National Resident Match Program and how it works: