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Strategy-proofness of worker-optimal matching with continuously transferable utility

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  • Jagadeesan, Ravi
  • Kominers, Scott Duke
  • Rheingans-Yoo, Ross

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We give a direct proof of one-sided strategy-proofness for worker–firm matching under continuously transferable utility. A new “Lone Wolf” Theorem (Jagadeesan et al., 2017) for settings with transferable utility allows us to adapt the method of proving one-sided strategy-proofness that is typically used in settings with discrete transfers.

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  • Jagadeesan, Ravi & Kominers, Scott Duke & Rheingans-Yoo, Ross, 2018. "Strategy-proofness of worker-optimal matching with continuously transferable utility," Games and Economic Behavior, Elsevier, vol. 108(C), pages 287-294.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:gamebe:v:108:y:2018:i:c:p:287-294
    DOI: 10.1016/j.geb.2018.01.010
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    1. Andersson , Tommy & Ehlers , Lars & Svensson , Lars-Gunnar, 2020. "Non-Manipulable House Exchange under (Minimum) Equilibrium Prices," Working Papers 2020:28, Lund University, Department of Economics.
    2. Ravi Jagadeesan & Scott Duke Kominers & Ross Rheingans-Yoo, 2020. "Lone wolves in competitive equilibria," Social Choice and Welfare, Springer;The Society for Social Choice and Welfare, vol. 55(2), pages 215-228, August.
    3. Jagadeesan, Ravi, 2018. "Lone wolves in infinite, discrete matching markets," Games and Economic Behavior, Elsevier, vol. 108(C), pages 275-286.
    4. Jan Christoph Schlegel, 2018. "The Structure of Equilibria in Trading Networks with Frictions," Papers 1808.07924, arXiv.org, revised Jun 2020.

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    Keywords

    Matching; Strategy-proofness; Lone Wolf Theorem; Rural Hospitals Theorem;

    JEL classification:

    • C78 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Bargaining Theory; Matching Theory
    • D44 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure, Pricing, and Design - - - Auctions
    • D47 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure, Pricing, and Design - - - Market Design
    • D82 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Asymmetric and Private Information; Mechanism Design

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