The Econometrics and Some Properties of Separable Matching Models

10 Pages Posted: 9 Nov 2017  

Alfred Galichon

NYU, Department of Economics and Courant Institute

Bernard Salanie

Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics; CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Date Written: January 25, 2017

Abstract

We present a class of one-to-one matching models with perfectly transferable utility. We discuss identification and inference in these separable models, and we show how their comparative statics are readily analyzed.

Keywords: sorting, matching, marriage market, gross substitutes

JEL Classification: D3, J21, J23, J31

Suggested Citation

Galichon, Alfred and Salanie, Bernard, The Econometrics and Some Properties of Separable Matching Models (January 25, 2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3066624 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3066624

Alfred Galichon (Contact Author)

NYU, Department of Economics and Courant Institute ( email )

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New York, NY 10011
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Bernard Salanie

Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics ( email )

420 W. 118th Street
New York, NY 10027
United States

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschinger Str. 5
Munich, DE-81679
Germany

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