Entry, Divorce and Re-Marriage in Matching Markets

  • Elaine Bennett


This paper investigates the effect of entry on marriage markets. The paper presents a natural adjustment process for marriage markets and shows that entry on one side of the market makes that side worse off and the other side better off than before entry occurred. An example shows that the adjustment process described by Roth and Vande Vate lacks this property; there may be winners and losers on both sides.


Marriage Market Stable Match Strict Preference Assignment Game Match Market 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elaine Bennett
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  1. 1.Department of EconomicsVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburgUSA

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