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A random matching theory

  • Aliprantis, C.D.
  • Camera, G.
  • Puzzello, D.

We develop the theoretical underpinnings of pairwise random matching mechanisms. We formalize the mechanics of matching, and study the links between properties of the different mechanisms and trade frictions. A particular emphasis is placed on providing exact mappings between matching technologies and informational constraints.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Games and Economic Behavior.

Volume (Year): 59 (2007)
Issue (Month): 1 (April)
Pages: 1-16

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