Matching with real-life constraints

Ortega Sandoval, Josue Alberto (2017) Matching with real-life constraints. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

This thesis consists of four chapters. The first chapter explains the relevance of the research that has been undertaken and it contains an overview of this research for a general audience. The second chapter studies a multi-unit assignment with endogenous quotas in a dichotomous preference domain. The main conclusion I obtain is that pseudo-market mechanisms perform poorly in this type of environment.

The third and fourth chapters use matching theory to understand segregation in matching environments ranging from integrating kidney exchanges platforms to the increase in interracial marriages after the popularization of online dating platforms. In both Chapters, using different formulations, I show under which conditions social integration can be obtained.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Keywords: matching, real-life constraints, interracial marriage, social networks, random graphs, integration monotonicity, edge monotonicity.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Colleges/Schools: College of Social Sciences > Adam Smith Business School > Economics
Supervisor's Name: Moulin, Professor Herve and Bogomolnaia, Professor Anna
Date of Award: 2017
Depositing User: Mr Josue Alberto Ortega Sandoval
Unique ID: glathesis:2017-8492
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 01 Nov 2017 09:52
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2017 09:16
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/8492

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