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Redesigning the UK’s university admissions system 

In the Economics Observatory, Dr Aytek Erdil argues for a post-qualification admissions system that includes a matching mechanism, with students receiving university offers after they have received their A-levels. Read More>>

Published on - Monday 23rd August 2021

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University Admissions could do with a Matchmaker 

Dr Aytek Erdil has proposed a major shake-up of the university admissions system in the UK. The key to his Post-Qualification Admissions model is to have UCAS act as a ‘matchmaker’, using the Gale-Shapley algorithm.

Published on - Friday 14th May 2021

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Cambridge Economics Alumni Webinar Series: Economic Analysis of Student Admissions 

In this webinar, Dr Debopam Bhattacharya (University Reader and Fellow of Trinity College) examined the extent to which elite universities practice merit-based admissions. He was joined by Dr Aytek Erdil (University Reader and Fellow of King's College) who introduced and discussed a new proposal to redesign the UK's university admissions system. Read More>>

Event Date - Thursday 20th May 2021

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