DP15873 Centralized Matching with Incomplete Information

Author(s): Marcelo Fernandez, Kirill Rudov, Leeat Yariv
Publication Date: March 2021
Keyword(s): Deferred acceptance, incomplete information, Matching
JEL(s): C78, D49, D82
Programme Areas: Industrial Organization, Organizational Economics
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We study the impacts of incomplete information on centralized one-to-one matching markets. We focus on the commonly used Deferred Acceptance mechanism (Gale and Shapley, 1962). We show that many complete-information results are fragile to a small infusion of uncertainty.