EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

Independent Random Matching

Konrad Podczeck and Daniela Puzzello ()

MPRA Paper from University Library of Munich, Germany

Abstract: Random matching models with a continuum population are widely used in economics to study environments where agents interact in small coalitions. This paper provides foundations to such models. In particular, the paper establishes an existence result for random matchings that are universal in the sense that certain desirable properties are satisfied for any assignment of types to agents. The result applies to infinitely many types of agents, thus covering random matching models which are currently used in the literature without a foundation. Furthermore, the paper provides conditions guaranteeing uniqueness of random matching.

Keywords: Random matching; Involution; Independence; Continuum population; Fubini extension (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C00 C02 C73 C78 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2009-10, Revised 2010-09
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (3) Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
https://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/27687/1/MPRA_paper_27687.pdf original version (application/pdf)

Related works:
Journal Article: Independent random matching (2012) Downloads
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:pra:mprapa:27687

Access Statistics for this paper

More papers in MPRA Paper from University Library of Munich, Germany Ludwigstraße 33, D-80539 Munich, Germany. Contact information at EDIRC.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Joachim Winter ().

 
Page updated 2022-01-16
Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:27687