Yogurts Choose Consumers? Estimation of Random Utility Models via Two-Sided Matching

  title={Yogurts Choose Consumers? Estimation of Random Utility Models via Two-Sided Matching},
  author={Odran Bonnet and Alfred Galichon and Yu-Wei Hsieh and Keith O'Hara and Matthew Shum},
  journal={Game Theory \& Bargaining Theory eJournal},
The problem of demand inversion -- a crucial step in the estimation of random utility discrete-choice models -- is equivalent to the determination of stable outcomes in two-sided matching models. This equivalence applies to random utility models that are not necessarily additive, smooth, nor even invertible. Based on this equivalence, algorithms for the determination of stable matchings provide e ffective computational methods for estimating these models. For non-invertible models, the… 

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