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Employment by Lotto Revisited

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  • Bettina Klaus

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  • Flip Klijn

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We study employment by lotto (Aldershof et al., 1999), a matching algorithm for the so-called stable marriage problem. We complement Aldershof et al.'s analysis in two ways. First, we give an alternative and intuitive description of employment by lotto. Second, we disprove Aldershof et al.'s conjectures concerning employment by lotto for general matching markets.

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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 627.04.

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Date of creation: 25 Oct 2004
Date of revision: 17 Jan 2006
Handle: RePEc:aub:autbar:627.04

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Keywords: employment by lotto; random mechanism; two-sided matching; stability;

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  1. Bettina Klaus & Flip Klijn, 2006. "Procedurally fair and stable matching," Economic Theory, Springer, vol. 27(2), pages 431-447, January.
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