School Choice with Consent

  title={School Choice with Consent},
  author={Onur Kesten},
  journal={Quarterly Journal of Economics},
  • Onur Kesten
  • Published 2010
  • Economics
  • Quarterly Journal of Economics
  • An increasingly popular practice for student assignment to public schools in the United States is the use of school choice systems. The celebrated Gale. Shapley student-optimal stable mechanism (SOSM) has recently replaced two deficient student assignment mechanisms that were in use in New York City and Boston. We provide theoretical evidence that the SOSM outcome may produce large welfare losses. Then we propose an efficiency-adjusted deferred acceptance mechanism (EADAM) that allows a student… CONTINUE READING
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