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Thanh Nguyen

Thanh Nguyen

Lewis B. Cullman Rising Star Professor of Management
Quantitative Methods


Ph.D, Cornell University
MSc, Cornell University
B.S, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary


Thanh Nguyen is the Lewis B. Cullman Rising Star Professor at the Daniels School of Business, Purdue University. He earned his Ph.D. from Cornell and a bachelor’s degree from Eotvos Lorand University, Hungary. His research spans the intersection of economics, management science, and computer science. Thanh Nguyen is particularly interested in Market Design, Network Economics, Computational Game Theory, and Combinatorial Optimization. His research has been published in the American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Management Science, and Operations Research. Thanh Nguyen has also received multiple grants from NSF and DARPA.

  • Residency Matching

    Match Day: A new approach to couples in MD residencies

    Every year in March, seniors at U.S. medical schools eagerly await Match Day, when these soon-to-be doctors learn which hospitals they've been matched with for their residency training. For more than 65 years, the matches have largely been made through the National Resident Match Program, which owes its longevity and high rate of participation to its effectiveness. But it gets more complicated when couples are involved, according to a study co-authored by Thanh Nguyen, an assistant professor in Purdue's Krannert School of Management.

    Full story: Match Day: A new approach to couples in MD residencies

  • Resident matching between hospitals and doctors

    Thanh Nguyen discusses resident matching between hospitals and doctors

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Area(s) of Expertise

Auctions, Business Analytics, Decision Sciences, Game Theory, Microeconomics, Public Economics