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Enjeux stratégiques du concours des Maîtres de Conférences

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  • Haeringer, Guillaume
  • Iehlé, Vincent

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Contrary to most countries, the recruitment of assistant professors in France is centralized: recruitment committees submit a ranking of candidates to the Ministry of Education, the candidates submit their own ranking over the faculties that rank them and the Ministry compute the final match accordingly to these lists. The strategic stakes of this procedure are not well known in France. We show that the procedure satisfies desirable properties of stability and optimality. In order to do so, we identify the matching rule used by the Ministry using the information available to the candidates. The structure of the algorithm that produce the final matching is also analyzed. Finally, we discuss the existence of quotas on Departments rankings, the new features of the next campaign of recruitment and their relationships with job mobility.

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  • Haeringer, Guillaume & Iehlé, Vincent, 2008. "Enjeux stratégiques du concours des Maîtres de Conférences," MPRA Paper 13002, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:13002
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    Keywords

    French academic job market; matching model; stability; strategic behavior;

    JEL classification:

    • C78 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Bargaining Theory; Matching Theory
    • J41 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Particular Labor Markets - - - Labor Contracts
    • C62 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Existence and Stability Conditions of Equilibrium

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