Manipulability in matching markets: conflict and coincidence of interests
AbstractWe study comparative statics of manipulations by women in the men-proposing deferred acceptance mechanism in the two-sided one-to-one marriage market. We prove that if a group of women employs truncation strategies or weakly successfully manipulates, then all other women weakly beneï¬t and all men are weakly harmed. We show that our results do not appropriately generalize to the many-to-one college admissions model.
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Volume (Year): 39 (2012)
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Other versions of this item:
- Itai Ashlagi & Flip Klijn, 2010. "Manipulability in Matching Markets: Conflict and Coincidence of Interests," Working Papers 479, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics.
- Itai Ashlagi & Flip Klijn, 2010. "Manipulability in Matching Markets: Conflict and Coincidence of Interests," UFAE and IAE Working Papers 835.10, Unitat de Fonaments de l'Anàlisi Econòmica (UAB) and Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (CSIC).
- C78 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Bargaining Theory; Matching Theory
- D60 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - General
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