Do Roses Speak Louder than Words ? Signaling in Internet Dating Markets

  title={Do Roses Speak Louder than Words ? Signaling in Internet Dating Markets},
  author={Soohyung Lee},
Many markets suffer from frictions and a potential lack of information about each other’s preferences. The emerging field of market design tries to understand when markets work well, and when they do not, and how to fix them in case they’re broken. Such exploits range from organizing centralized clearinghouses to ease problems of congestion, to organizing decentralized markets by affecting rules and norms about offers and acceptances, to providing platforms to exchange information. A more… CONTINUE READING

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