Journal article icon

Journal article

Bidimensional matching with heterogeneous preferences: education and smoking in the marriage market

Abstract:

We develop a frictionless matching model under transferable utility where individuals are characterized by a continuous trait and a binary attribute. The model incorporates attributes for which there are heterogeneous preferences in the population regarding their desirability, that is, the impact of the traits cannot be summarized by a one-dimensional attractiveness index. We present a general resolution strategy based on optimal control theory, and characterize the stable matching. We then c...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

Actions


Access Document


Files:
Publisher copy:
10.1093/jeea/jvx012

Authors


More by this author
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Economics, CSAE
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of the European Economic Association Journal website
Volume:
16
Issue:
1
Pages:
161–198
Publication date:
2017-05-16
Acceptance date:
2016-09-04
DOI:
EISSN:
1542-4774
ISSN:
1542-4766
Pubs id:
pubs:647911
URN:
uri:bc88ac21-7420-454c-a31a-d71f8c2c1b30
UUID:
uuid:bc88ac21-7420-454c-a31a-d71f8c2c1b30
Local pid:
pubs:647911
Paper number:
1

Terms of use


Metrics


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP