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Matching with Transfers: The Economics of Love and Marriage

Pierre-André Chiappori


Over the past few decades, matching models, which use mathematical frameworks to analyze allocation mechanisms for heterogeneous products and individuals, have attracted renewed attention in both theoretical and applied economics. These models have been used in many contexts, from labor markets to organ donations, but recent work has tended to focus on “nontransferable” cases rather than matching models with transfers. This book fills a gap in the literature by presenting a clear and elegant overview of matching with transfers and provides a set of tools that enable the analysis of matching pa ... More

Keywords: labor markets, organ donations, inequality, matching models, transfers, allocation, heterogeneous products, applied economics, family economics, higher education

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780691171739
Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691171739.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Pierre-André Chiappori, author
Columbia University