Improving Efficiency of On-Campus Housing : An Experimental Study

  title={Improving Efficiency of On-Campus Housing : An Experimental Study},
  author={Yan Chen and Tayfun S{\"o}nmez},
This paper investigates a class of matching problems the assignment of indivisible items to agents where some agents have prior claims to some of the items. As a running example, we will refer to the indivisible items as houses. House allocation problems are not only of theoretical interest, but also of practical importance. A house allocation mechanism assigns a set of houses (or offices, tasks, etc.) to prospective tenants, allotting at most one house to each tenant. Rents are exogenously… CONTINUE READING
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