# Questions tagged [matching]

Matching may refer to matching markets (resource allocation) or the statistical technique that evaluates treatment effects. Use other tags such as [microeconomics] or [statistics] etc. in combination to clarify your question.

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### Walrasian Equilibrium in A Simple Assignment (Matching) Model

I am reading Acemoglu 1996 and the Walrasian allocation in section II makes me confused. The setting is following. The economy lasts for two periods and consists of two types of agents, firms and ...
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### Does the Gale-Shapley algorithm provide just one allocation?

I know that in a marriage problem for example, you may have more than one stable allocation but I think that the Gale-Shapley algorithm just provide only one. Am I right? Does the Gale-Shapley ...
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### The college admissions problem with externalities

In the classic College Admissions problem, there are $m$ colleges and $n$ students. The colleges have a preference over the students and the students have preferences over the colleges. The students ...
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### oTree: How to have unequal groups sizes, with agents ocasionally sitting out rounds

I'm designing an experiment that investigates the result of different groups sizes on the outcomes of Nash Demand games. I already programmed this experiment once in zTree, where we then conducted ...
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### Gale-Shapley algorithm with multiple partners for each side

Suppose I have a bipartite graph with males on one side and females on the other. The usually discussed Gale-Shapley algorithm matches each male to a female, and ends up with a stable matching. What ...
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### Stable roommates problem: returning a list of ideal matches, even when stable matching doesn't exist

I am trying to find a way to return a list of ideal matches based on preferences. This is similar to the Stable Roommate Problem. I have a list of people, and each person has ranked everyone else from ...
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### matching methods from multiple entities

Say I would like to investigate whether a particular product feature affects its sales. We would like to match products based on feature vs non-feature. But the sales also depends on the retailers who ...
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