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Choosing Partners: A Classroom Experiment

Carl Bergstrom (), Theodore C. Bergstrom and Rodney Garratt ()
Authors registered in the RePEc Author Service: Ted Bergstrom ()

The Journal of Economic Education, 2013, vol. 44, issue 1, 47-57

Abstract: The authors describe a classroom experiment designed to present the idea of two-sided matching, the concept of a stable assignment, and the Gale-Shapley deferred-acceptance mechanism. Participants need no prior training in economics or game theory, but the exercise will also interest trained economists and game theorists.

Date: 2013
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DOI: 10.1080/00220485.2013.740391

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