Effective Affirmative Action in School Choice

@inproceedings{Hafalir2011EffectiveAA,
  title={Effective Affirmative Action in School Choice},
  author={Isa Emin Hafalir and M. Bumin Yenmez and Muhammed A. Yildirim},
  year={2011}
}
The prevalent affirmative action policy in school choice limits the number of admitted majority students to give minority students higher chances to attend their desired schools. There have been numerous efforts to reconcile affirmative action policies with celebrated matching mechanisms such as the deferred acceptance and top trading cycles algorithms. Nevertheless, it is theoretically shown that under these algorithms, the policy based on majority quotas may be detrimental to minorities… CONTINUE READING

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