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Equitable Selection in Bilateral Matching Markets

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  • Antonio Romero-Medina

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This paper presents a procedure to select equitable stable allocations in two-sided matching markets without side payments. The Equitable set is computed using the Equitable algorithm. The algorithm limits the set of options available for each agent throughout the procedure. The stable matchings selected are generally not extreme, form a lattice and satisfy the condition of being “Ralwsianâ€\x9D in each partition of the market. The Equitable algorithm can also be used to select a particular matching from the Equitable Set favoring particular agents independent of the side of the market to which they belong. Copyright Springer 2005

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Theory and Decision.

Volume (Year): 58 (2005)
Issue (Month): 3 (05)
Pages: 305-324

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Handle: RePEc:kap:theord:v:58:y:2005:i:3:p:305-324

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Keywords: matching markets; fair distribution; fair algorithm.;

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Cited by:
  1. Bettina Klaus & Flip Klijn, 2003. "Procedurally Fair and Stable Matching," Working Papers 36, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics.
  2. Boudreau, James W. & Knoblauch, Vicki, 2014. "What price stability? Social welfare in matching markets," Mathematical Social Sciences, Elsevier, vol. 67(C), pages 27-33.

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