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Ordinally Bayesian Incentive Compatible Stable Matching

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  • Dipjyoti Majumdar

    (CECO - Laboratoire d'econometrie de l'école polytechnique - CNRS : UMR7657 - Polytechnique - X)

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Nous étudions des questions d'incitation dans le cadre des problèmes de marriage, en remplassant la notion de non-manipulabilité par celle de Compatibilité Incitative Bayésienne Ordinale (OBIC). Cette condition exige que dire la vérité maximise l'utilité espérée calculée par rapport à la loi a priori de chaque agent et sous l'hypothèse que les autres agents disent la vérité. Nous montrons que, sans restriction sur les préférences, il n'existe aucune procédure stable et OBIC. On suppose ensuite que les préférences sont telles que rester célibataire est la pire option pour chaque agent. Dans ce cas, si les probabilités a priori sont uniformes, les mariages générés par les algorithmes d'acceptation différée sont OBIC. Cependant, pour des lois a priori génériques, il n'existe pas de procédures stables et OBIC, même pour des préférences restreintes.

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Keywords: Marriage stable; Incitation; Manipulabilité;

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Cited by:
  1. Joana Pais, 2006. "Random Matching in the College Admissions Problem," Working Papers Department of Economics 2006/13, ISEG - School of Economics and Management, Department of Economics, University of Lisbon.
  2. EHLERS, Lars & MASSÓ, Jordi, 2007. "Matching Markets under (In)complete Information," Cahiers de recherche 01-2007, Centre interuniversitaire de recherche en économie quantitative, CIREQ.
  3. Joana Pais, 2006. "Incentives in Decentralized Random Matching Markets," Working Papers Department of Economics 2006/12, ISEG - School of Economics and Management, Department of Economics, University of Lisbon.
  4. M. Bumin Yenmez, 2013. "Incentive-Compatible Matching Mechanisms: Consistency with Various Stability Notions," American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, American Economic Association, vol. 5(4), pages 120-41, November.

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