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A Mechanism Design Approach to Allocating Travel Funds

@article{Jones2021AMD,
  title={A Mechanism Design Approach to Allocating Travel Funds},
  author={Michael A. Jones},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2110.04161}
}
  • Michael A. Jones
  • Published 8 October 2021
  • Computer Science, Economics
  • ArXiv
I explain how faculty members could exploit a method to allocate travel funds and how to use game theory to design a method that cannot be manipulated. In mathematics and other disciplines, faculty members are required to give talks at conferences on their research or teaching. While I was a professor at Montclair State University in New Jersey, the financial requests for travel exceeded the amount the Dean’s office for the College of Science and Mathematics had budgeted, which meant that only… 

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