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Procedurally Fair and Stable Matching

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  • Bettina Klaus
  • Flip Klijn

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We motivate procedural fairness for matching mechanisms and study two procedurally fair and stable mechanisms: employment by lotto (Aldershof et al., 1999) and the random order mechanism (Roth and Vande Vate, 1990, Ma, 1996). For both mechanisms we give various examples of probability distributions on the set of stable matchings and discuss properties that differentiate employment by lotto and the random order mechanism. Finally, we consider an adjustment of the random order mechanism, the equitable random order mechanism, that combines aspects of procedural and "endstate'' fairness. Aldershof et al. (1999) and Ma (1996) that exist on the probability distribution induced by both mechanisms. Finally, we consider an adjustment of the random order mechanism, the equitable random order mechanism.

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Paper provided by Unitat de Fonaments de l'Anàlisi Econòmica (UAB) and Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (CSIC) in its series UFAE and IAE Working Papers with number 582.03.

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Date of creation: 31 Jul 2003
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Keywords: procedural fairness; random mechanism; stability; two-sided matching;

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  1. Roth, Alvin E & Vande Vate, John H, 1990. "Random Paths to Stability in Two-Sided Matching," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 58(6), pages 1475-80, November.
  2. Ma, Jinpeng, 1996. "On Randomized Matching Mechanisms," Economic Theory, Springer, vol. 8(2), pages 377-81, August.
  3. Antonio Romero-Medina, 2005. "Equitable Selection in Bilateral Matching Markets," Theory and Decision, Springer, vol. 58(3), pages 305-324, 05.
  4. Herve Moulin, 2004. "Fair Division and Collective Welfare," MIT Press Books, The MIT Press, edition 1, volume 1, number 0262633116, December.
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  1. Bettina Klaus & Flip Klijn, 2007. "Corrigendum to “On randomized matching mechanisms” [Economic Theory 8(1996)377–381]," Economic Theory, Springer, vol. 32(2), pages 411-416, August.
  2. Boyle, Elette & Echenique, Federico, 2007. "Sequential entry in many-to-one matching markets," Working Papers 1269, California Institute of Technology, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences.
  3. Bettina Klaus & Flip Klijn, 2004. "Employment by Lotto Revisited," UFAE and IAE Working Papers 627.04, Unitat de Fonaments de l'Anàlisi Econòmica (UAB) and Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (CSIC), revised 17 Jan 2006.
  4. Bettina Klaus & Flip Klijn, 2004. "Median Stable Matching for College Admission," Working Papers 165, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics.
  5. Karla Atkins & Achla Marathe & Chris Barrett, 2006. "A Computational Approach to Modeling Commodity Markets," Computing in Economics and Finance 2006 240, Society for Computational Economics.
  6. Aziz, Haris & Brandt, Felix & Brill, Markus, 2013. "The computational complexity of random serial dictatorship," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 121(3), pages 341-345.
  7. Thayer Morrill, 2013. "An alternative characterization of top trading cycles," Economic Theory, Springer, vol. 54(1), pages 181-197, September.

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