Uniqueness of Equilibrium in Two-sided Matching
AbstractThis paper analyses a sufficient condition for uniqueness of equilibrium in two-sided matching with non-transferable utility. The condition is easy to interpret, being based on the notion that a person’s characteristics both form the basis of their attraction to the opposite sex, and determine their own sexual preferences.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Edinburgh School of Economics, University of Edinburgh in its series ESE Discussion Papers with number 84.
Date of creation: Mar 2004
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Uniqueness; matching; marriage.;
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