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Untruthful dominant strategies for the deferred acceptance algorithm

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  • Kumano, Taro
  • Watabe, Masahiro

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We examine all dominant strategies for the deferred acceptance algorithm. Under substitutable and quota-filling choice functions, we show how untruthful dominant strategies look like. Our finding leads to the uniqueness of equilibrium outcome despite the possibility of multiple equilibria.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics Letters.

Volume (Year): 112 (2011)
Issue (Month): 2 (August)
Pages: 135-137

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Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:112:y:2011:i:2:p:135-137

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Keywords: Deferred acceptance algorithm Multiple equilibria Dominant strategy implementation;

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  1. Kumano, Taro & Watabe, Masahiro, 2012. "Dominant strategy implementation of stable rules," Games and Economic Behavior, Elsevier, vol. 75(1), pages 428-434.

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