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### Code finding all stable matchings in one-to-one problem

Do you know of any publicly available code in python or R (or any other free high level language) that returns all the stable matchings for any one-to-one matching problem? Note: This is related but ...
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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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### 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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### Computing Boston and TTC in Python

This is somewhat of a follow up question to Available code for computing solutions to matching algorithms?. In the above question, I got great answers, but all of them were for ...
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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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### Matching problem in continuous time

Let's split each period into $n$ intervals. There's a continuum $u$ of unemployed and $v$ of vacancies. During each interval, there is a total of $X/n$ job offers. That means that each unemployed gets ...
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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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### 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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### 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 ...