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 benefit 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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- 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).
- Itai Ashlagi & Flip Klijn, 2010. "Manipulability in Matching Markets: Conflict and Coincidence of Interests," Working Papers 479, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics.
- C78 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Bargaining Theory; Matching Theory
- D60 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - General
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