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The lattice of worker-quasi-stable matchings

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  • Agustin G. Bonifacio
  • Nadia Guinazu
  • Noelia Juarez
  • Pablo Neme
  • Jorge Oviedo

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In a many-to-one matching model in which firms' preferences satisfy substitutability, we study the set of worker-quasi-stable matchings. Worker-quasi-stability is a relaxation of stability that allows blocking pairs involving a firm and an unemployed worker. We show that this set has a lattice structure and define a Tarski operator on this lattice that models a re-equilibration process and has the set of stable matchings as its fixed points.

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  • Agustin G. Bonifacio & Nadia Guinazu & Noelia Juarez & Pablo Neme & Jorge Oviedo, 2021. "The lattice of worker-quasi-stable matchings," Papers 2103.16330, arXiv.org, revised Mar 2022.
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    • C78 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Bargaining Theory; Matching Theory
    • D47 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure, Pricing, and Design - - - Market Design

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