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Reserve System Design for Allocation of Scarce Medical Resources in a Pandemic: Some Perspectives from the Field

Parag A. Pathak, Govind Persad, Tayfun Sönmez, and M. Utku Ünver

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Demand analysis under latent choice constraints

Nikhil Agarwal and Paulo Somaini

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Algorithm is Experiment: Machine Learning, Market Design, and Policy Eligibility Rules

Yusuke Narita and Kohei Yata

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A Novel Approach to Equitable Distribution of Scarce Therapeutics

Emily Rubin, MD, JD, MSHP; Scott L. Dryden-Peterson, MD; Sarah P. Hammond, MD; Inga Lennes, MD, MBA, MPH; Alyssa R. Letourneau, MD, MPH; Parag Pathak, PhD; Tayfun Sonmez, PhD; and M. Utku Ünver, PhD

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Reserve Systems for Allocation of Scarce Medical Resources During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Parag A. Pathak, Tayfun Sönmez, and M. Utku Ünver

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Categorized Priority Systems: A New Tool for Fairly Allocating Scarce Medical Resources in the Face of Profound Social Inequities

Tayfun Sönmez, Parag A. Pathak, M. Utku Ünver, Govind Persad, Robert D. Truog, Douglas B. White

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The Trade-off Between Prioritization and Vaccination Speed Depends on Mitigation Measures

Nikhil Agarwal, Andrew Komo, Chetan Patel, Parag Pathak, M. Utku Ünver

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Fair Allocation of Vaccines, Ventilators and Antiviral Treatments: Leaving No Ethical Value Behind in Health Care Rationing

Parag Pathak, Tayfun Sönmez, M. Utku Unve, M. Bumin Yenmez

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Equilibrium Allocations under Alternative Waitlist Designs: Evidence from Deceased Donor Kidneys

Nikhil Agarwal, Itai Ashlagi, Michael Rees, Paulo Somaini, Daniel Waldinger

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What prioritizing worse-off minority groups for COVID-19 vaccines means quantitatively: practical, legal, and ethical implications

Harald Schmidt, Utku Ünver, Michelle Williams, Parag Pathak, Tayfun Sönmez, and Lawrence Gostin

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Rationing safe and effective Covid-19 vaccines: allocating to states proportionate to population may undermine commitments to mitigating health disparities

Harald Schmidt, Parag Pathak, Michelle Williams, Tayfun Sönmez, M. Utku Ünver, and Lawrence O. Gostin

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Choices and Outcomes in Assignment Mechanisms: The Allocation of Deceased Donor Kidneys

Nikhil Agarwal, Charles Hodgson, Paulo Somaini

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COVID-19: How to Prioritize Worse-off Populations in Allocating Safe and Effective Vaccines

Harald Schmidt, Parag Pathak, Tayfun Sönmez, and M Utku Ünver

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Do Black and Indigenous Communities Receive Their Fair Share of Vaccines Under the 2018 CDC Guidelines?

Parag Pathak, Harald Schmidt, Adam Solomon, Edwin Song, Tayfun Sönmez, and M. Utku Ünver

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Market Failure in Kidney Exchange

Nikhil Agarwal, Itai Ashlagi, Eduardo Azevedo, Clayton R. Featherstone, and Ömer Karaduman

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What Matters for the Productivity of Kidney Exchange?

Nikhil Agarwal, Itai Ashlagi, Eduardo Azevedo, Clayton Featherstone, and Ömer Karaduman

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