Co-Ranking Mates: Assortative Matching in Marriage Markets
6 Pages Posted: 26 Mar 2012
Date Written: November 11, 2009
We show that co-ranking is the necessary and sufficient condition for assortative matching with strictly nontransferable utility. This condition is equivalent to the GID condition in Legros and Newman (2007) and is a weakening of the existing conditions for equilibrium uniqueness.
Keywords: nontransferable, utility, assignment, models
JEL Classification: C7, D1
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