Carmelo Rodríguez-Álvarez

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This paper proposes an explanation as to why some mergers fail, based on the interaction between the pre-and post-merger processes. We argue that failure may stem from infor-mational asymmetries arising from the pre-merger period, and problems of cooperation and coordination within recently merged firms. We show that a partner may optimally agree to merge(More)
Paired Kidney Exchange programs (PKEs) solve incompatibility problems of donor-patient pairs in living donor kidney transplantation by arranging exchanges of donors among several pairs. Further efficiency gains may emerge if PKEs consider the quality of the matches between patients and donors. Limitations on the number of simultaneous required operations(More)
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