Frictional matching: Evidence from law school admission
AbstractWe measure friction as the number of unnecessary student applications and school admissions that have to be undertaken per actual matriculation. Friction increases with student and school attractiveness with a decrease at the top.
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Volume (Year): 108 (2010)
Issue (Month): 2 (August)
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College admission Frictional matching Assortative matching;
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- Pascal Courty & Mario Pagliero, 2009. "Frictional Matching: Evidence from Law School Admission," Carlo Alberto Notebooks 113, Collegio Carlo Alberto.
- Pascal Courty & Mario Pagliero, 2009. "Frictional Matching: Evidence from Law School Admission," Economics Working Papers ECO2009/25, European University Institute.
- D02 - Microeconomics - - General - - - Institutions: Design, Formation, and Operations
- C78 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Bargaining Theory; Matching Theory
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