In the Media.
The Brookings Institution recently published a report that describes its choice and competition index. Neil Dorosin served on the advisory panel for this work.
Read the report- The Education Choice and Competition Index: Background and Results 2011
Al Roth, Atila Abdulkadiroglu, and Parag Pathak have written many scholarly articles about matching problems in school choice. These articles appear in various academic journals. Visit their home pages for links to articles on the latest theory and practice in school choice mechanism design:
Selected Academic Papers:
Atila Abdulkadiroglu co-authored a paper that initiated a new type of thinking in solving school choice problems:
"School Choice: A Mechanism Design Approach" Tayfun Sonmez and Atila Abdulkadiroglu, American Economic Review 93-3: 729-747, June 2003.
Al Roth wrote a paper that provides something of a blueprint for good market design.
Parag Pathak wrote a paper that surveys the literature that followed the seminal 2003 paper on the mechanism design approach to school choice, including many of his own contributions.
The Mechanism Design Approach to Student Assignment Parag Pathak, January 2011, Annual Review of Economics, volume 3, forthcoming.
A few papers about the New York project:
Abdulkadiroglu, Atila , Parag A. Pathak, and Alvin E. Roth, "The New York City High School Match," American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, 95,2, May, 2005, 364-367.
Abdulkadiroglu, Atila , Parag A. Pathak, and Alvin E. Roth, "Strategy-proofness versus Efficiency in Matching with Indifferences: Redesigning the NYC High School Match,'' December, 2006.
A few papers about the Boston project:
Abdulkadiroglu, Atila, Parag A. Pathak, Alvin E. Roth, and Tayfun Sonmez, "The Boston Public School Match," American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, 95,2, May, 2005, 368-371.
Abdulkadiroglu, Atila, Parag A. Pathak, Alvin E. Roth, and Tayfun Sonmez, "Changing the Boston School Choice Mechanism," January, 2006, this revision May 2006.