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Stability, efficiency and monotonicity in two-sided matching

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  • Salem, Sherif Gamal

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we propose a fairness property called P-monotonicity that we would like a matching mechanism to satisfy. We show that it is impossible to have a mechanism which is both stable and P- monotonic. Moreover, we show that it is impossible to have a mechanism which is both efficient and P-monotonic.

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  • Salem, Sherif Gamal, 2012. "Stability, efficiency and monotonicity in two-sided matching," MPRA Paper 37215, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:37215
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    Keywords

    Stability; Efficiency; Monotonicity; Two-Sided Matching;

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    • C78 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Bargaining Theory; Matching Theory

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