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### The core and competitive equilibrium

Can someone please explain why the concept of a core is equivalent to a competitive equilibrium? I am just writing a term paper for my matching theory class and I'm having a hard time following along ...
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### Identification of a “modified” wage equation with firm-worker fixed effects

Consider the traditional AKM model where $$Y_{it}=\alpha_i+\psi_{j(i,t)}+\epsilon_{it}$$ for $i=1,...,N$ (individual index), $t=1,...,T$ (time index), $j=1,...,J$ (firm index), and $j(i,t)$ is the ...
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### Normalisations in the wage equation with firm-worker fixed effects

where $$Y_{it}=\alpha_i+\psi_{j(i,t)}+\epsilon_{it}$$ for $i=1,...,N$ (individual index), $t=1,...,T$ (time index), $j=1,...,J$ (firm index), and $j(i,t)$ is the firm employing worker $i$ at time $t$...
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### Identification of firm-worker fixed effect wage equation

Consider the traditional AKM model where $$Y_{it}=X_{it}\beta+\psi_{j(i,t)}+\epsilon_{it}$$ for $i=1,...,N$ (individual index), $t=1,...,T$ (time index), $j=1,...,J$ (firm index), and $j(i,t)$ is ...
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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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### Question regarding preferences in Gale and Shapley (1962)

Is it correct to say that preferences in the classic Gale and Shapley College Admissions problem are quasi-linear? Or is this something thats introduced later in the literature, vis a vis Shapley and ...
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### Matching unpopularity

It seems that in economics, matching techniques (such as pscore, covariate matching, regression adjustment) are not as popular as selection-on-unobservables techniques (such as DiD, IV). Indeed I ...
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### Multi-item multi-unit matching markets

This is a reference request. I'm interested in auction design problems of the following form: - Consider one seller and many buyers. - The seller seeks to sell multiple items where each item has ...
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### How is matching theory used in context of Marriage market difference in terms of which is used in context of labour and housing market?

I am looking for an overview as most of the introduction to matching talks about the work done in the Marriage market, Job Matching which is axiomatic. Then while looking at Labour and housing market ...
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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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