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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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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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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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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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proof verification in George J. Mailath and Andrew Postlewaite (2001b)

I am reading George J. Mailath and Andrew Postlewaite (2001), and this is the lemma 1 in this paper. I don't understand the induction process in this proof. I think that we should use the fact that $...
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Does the concept of division of labor in matching markets work the same way as in regular markets?

According to Alvin Roth, a matching market is one where "you don't simply choose what you want, you have to also be chosen". With this in mind, I would like to pose the question about whether the ...
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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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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 ...