M. Utku Ünver

Boston College, Department of Economics

Professor

140 Commonwealth Avenue

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

United States

http://https://sites.bc.edu/utku-unver

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Scholarly Papers (37)

1.

Matching, Allocation, and Exchange of Discrete Resources

HANDBOOK OF SOCIAL ECONOMICS, Vol. 1A, pp. 781-852, Alberto Bisin, Jess Benhabib, and Matthew Jackson, eds., North-Holland, 2011
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 07 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2011
Tayfun Sonmez and M. Utku Ünver
Boston College - Department of Economics and Boston College, Department of Economics
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Dynamic Kidney Exchange

Review of Economic Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2009
M. Utku Ünver
Boston College, Department of Economics
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Dynamic exchange, barter exchange, kidney exchange, matching, market design, dynamic optimization, Markov process

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Rationing Safe and Effective COVID-19 Vaccines: Allocating to States Proportionate to Population May Undermine Commitments to Mitigating Health Disparities

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Nov 2020
University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston College - Department of Economics, Boston College, Department of Economics and Georgetown University - Law Center - O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law
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What Prioritizing Worse-Off Minority Groups for COVID-19 Vaccines Means Quantitatively: Practical, Legal and Ethical Implications

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Nov 2020
University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine, Boston College, Department of Economics, Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Boston College - Department of Economics and Georgetown University - Law Center - O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law
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House Allocation with Existing Tenants: A Characterization

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2008
Tayfun Sonmez and M. Utku Ünver
Boston College - Department of Economics and Boston College, Department of Economics
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House allocation, matching, strategy-proofness, consistency, individual rationality, Pareto efficiency, neutrality

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Incentive Compatible Allocation and Exchange of Discrete Resources

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 01 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2015
Marek Pycia and M. Utku Ünver
University of Zurich and Boston College, Department of Economics
Downloads 376 (108,748)
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Individual strategy-proofness, group strategy-proofness, Pareto efficiency, Arrovian preference aggregation, matching, no-transfer allocation and exchange, single-unit demand, Lorenz dominance

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The Dynamics of Law Clerk Matching: An Experimental and Computational Investigation of Proposals for Reform of the Market

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 09 Oct 2001
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Dept. of Economics, Stanford University and Boston College, Department of Economics
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Law clerks, Market design, Experiments

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Random Paths to Pairwise Stability in Many-to-Many Matching Problems: A Study on Market Equilibration

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Mar 2006
Fuhito Kojima and M. Utku Ünver
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Boston College, Department of Economics
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Many-to-many matching, pairwise stability, stability, random paths

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Course Bidding at Business Schools

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2008
Tayfun Sonmez and M. Utku Ünver
Boston College - Department of Economics and Boston College, Department of Economics
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Course Allocation, Matching, Market Design, Deferred Acceptance

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Efficient Kidney Exchange: Coincidence of Wants in Markets with Compatibility-Based Preferences

American Economic Review, Vol. 97, No. 3, 2007
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 28 Oct 2008
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Dept. of Economics, Stanford University, Boston College - Department of Economics and Boston College, Department of Economics
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Two-Sided Matching via Balanced Exchange: Tuition and Worker Exchanges

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 25 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2015
Umut Dur and M. Utku Ünver
North Carolina State University and Boston College, Department of Economics
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Market Design, Matching Theory, Tuition Exchange, Worker Exchange, Balanced Exchange, Two–sided Matching, Two–sided Top Trading Cycles

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Improving the Efficiency of Course Bidding at Business Schools: Field and Laboratory Studies

Marketing Science, Vol. 27, pp. 262-282, March/April 2008
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Oct 2008
Aradhna Krishna and M. Utku Ünver
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Boston College, Department of Economics
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Internet Auctions With Artificial Adaptive Agents: A Study on Market Design

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Aug 2006
John Duffy and M. Utku Ünver
University of California, Irvine and Boston College, Department of Economics
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auctions, artificial agent simulations, genetic algorithm, finite automata

Unraveling Results from Comparable Demand and Supply: An Experimental Investigation

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 May 2009
Stanford University - Department of Economics, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Dept. of Economics, Stanford University and Boston College, Department of Economics
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matching, unraveling, experiments, market design, labor demand and supply

Unraveling Results from Comparable Demand and Supply: An Experimental Investigation

NBER Working Paper No. w15006
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2022
Stanford University - Department of Economics, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Dept. of Economics, Stanford University and Boston College, Department of Economics
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Trading Cycles for School Choice

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 02 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2011
Marek Pycia and M. Utku Ünver
University of Zurich and Boston College, Department of Economics
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Designing Fair Tiebreak Mechanisms: The Case of FIFA Penalty Shootouts

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 10 Feb 2015
Nejat Anbarci, Ching-Jen Sun and M. Utku Ünver
Durham University, Department of Economics and Finance, Deakin University - Department of Economics and Boston College, Department of Economics
Downloads 151 (261,996)
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Fairness, mechanism design, soccer, penalty shootouts, market design, axiomatic approach

Leaving No Ethical Value Behind: Triage Protocol Design for Pandemic Rationing

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2020
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Boston College - Department of Economics, Boston College, Department of Economics and Boston College
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Leaving No Ethical Value Behind: Triage Protocol Design for Pandemic Rationing

NBER Working Paper No. w26951
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Boston College, Boston College, Department of Economics and Boston College
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Decomposing Random Mechanisms

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2014
Marek Pycia and M. Utku Ünver
University of Zurich and Boston College, Department of Economics
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random mechanisms, ordinal mechanisms, total unimodularity, single-peaked preferences, voting, individual rationality, strategy-proofness, unanimity, anonymity, generalized median mechanisms

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Unraveling Yields Inefficient Matchings: Evidence from Post-Season College Football Bowls

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 890461
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2008
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Dept. of Economics, Stanford University and Boston College, Department of Economics
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Two-Sided Matching, Unraveling, Assortative Matching, Efficiency, College Football

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Enhancing the Efficiency of and Equity in Transplant Organ Allocation via Incentivized Exchange

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 19 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Tayfun Sonmez and M. Utku Ünver
Boston College - Department of Economics and Boston College, Department of Economics
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Market design, organ allocation, kidney exchange, equity, efficiency, compatible pairs

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Blood Allocation with Replacement Donors: A Theory of Multi-unit Exchange with Compatibility-based Preferences

Number of pages: 90 Posted: 03 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2021
Xiang Han, Onur Kesten and M. Utku Ünver
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics - School of Economics, University of Sydney and Boston College, Department of Economics
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Blood transfusion, market design, multi-unit exchange, dichotomous preferences, endogenous pricing

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On the Survival of Some Unstable Two-Sided Matching Mechanisms: An Experimental and Computational Investigation of the Stability Hypothesis

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Oct 2001
M. Utku Ünver
Boston College, Department of Economics
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matching, stability, unraveling, linear programming, genetic algorithms, market experiments

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House Allocation with Existing Tenants: An Equivalence

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Jan 2002
Tayfun Sonmez and M. Utku Ünver
Boston College - Department of Economics and Boston College, Department of Economics
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Core, House Allocation, Housing Lottery, Indivisible Goods, Matching

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Dual-Donor Organ Exchange

Econometrica, Vol. 85, No. 5
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 24 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2018
Haluk Ergin, Tayfun Sonmez and M. Utku Ünver
University of California, Berkeley, Boston College - Department of Economics and Boston College, Department of Economics
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market design, matching, complementarities, lung exchange, dual-graft liver exchange, simultaneous liver-kidney exchange

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Kidney Exchange

NBER Working Paper No. w10002
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 28 Sep 2003 Last Revised: 02 May 2021
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Dept. of Economics, Stanford University, Boston College - Department of Economics and Boston College, Department of Economics
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Room Assignment-Rent Division: A Market Approach

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Mar 2002
Atila Abdulkadiroglu, Tayfun Sonmez and M. Utku Ünver
Duke University - Department of Economics, Boston College - Department of Economics and Boston College, Department of Economics
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Pairwise Kidney Exchange

NBER Working Paper No. w10698
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2022
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Dept. of Economics, Stanford University, Boston College - Department of Economics and Boston College, Department of Economics
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Paying It Backward and Forward: Expanding Access to Convalescent Plasma Therapy Through Market Design

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 May 2020
Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Boston College - Department of Economics and Boston College, Department of Economics
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COVID-19, convalescent plasma, vouchers

Paying it Backward and Forward: Expanding Access to Convalescent Plasma Therapy Through Market Design

NBER Working Paper No. w27143
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 May 2020 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2022
Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Boston College and Boston College, Department of Economics
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Ideology and Existence of 50%-Majority Equilibria in Multidimensional Spatial Voting Models

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Oct 2008
Hervé Cres and M. Utku Ünver
HEC Paris and Boston College, Department of Economics
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Efficient Kidney Exchange: Coincidence of Wants in a Structured Market

NBER Working Paper No. w11402
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2022
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Dept. of Economics, Stanford University, Boston College - Department of Economics and Boston College, Department of Economics
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How (Not) to Integrate Blood Subtyping Technology to Kidney Exchange

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Feb 2016
Tayfun Sonmez, M. Utku Ünver and Özgür Yılmaz
Boston College - Department of Economics, Boston College, Department of Economics and Koç University
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Market design, matching, kidney exchange

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Altruistically Unbalanced Kidney Exchange

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Nov 2012
Tayfun Sonmez and M. Utku Ünver
Boston College - Department of Economics and Boston College, Department of Economics
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Kidney Exchange, Market Design, Matching

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The Trade-Off between Prioritization and Vaccination Speed Depends on Mitigation Measures

NBER Working Paper No. w28519
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Maharashtra Institute of Technology (MIT), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Boston College, Department of Economics
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Do Black and Indigenous Communities Receive Their Fair Share of Vaccines Under the 2018 Cdc Guidelines?

NBER Working Paper No. w27817
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Boston College and Boston College, Department of Economics
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Maintaining Diversity in Student Exchange

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Apr 2022
Umut Dur, Onur Kesten and M. Utku Ünver
North Carolina State University, University of Sydney and Boston College, Department of Economics
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Arrovian Efficiency and Auditability in Discrete Mechanism Design

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16872
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Feb 2022
Marek Pycia and M. Utku Ünver
University of Zurich and Boston College, Department of Economics
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Arrovian Efficiency and Auditability in the Allocation of Discrete Resources

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15377
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Nov 2020
Marek Pycia and M. Utku Ünver
University of Zurich and Boston College, Department of Economics
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