Competition and resource sensitivity in marriage and roommate markets


We consider one-to-one matching markets in which agents can either be matched as pairs or remain single. In these so-called roommate markets agents are consumers and resources at the same time. We investigate two new properties that capture the effect a newcomer has on incumbent agents. Competition sensitivity focuses on the newcomer as additional consumer… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.geb.2010.07.004