Browsing by Duke-affiliated Author "Abdulkadiroglu, Atila"

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  • Abdulkadiroglu, Atila; Pathak, Parag A.; Roth, Alvin E.; Sonmez, Tayfun (SSRN eLibrary, 2006)
    05 the Boston School Committee voted to replace the existing Boston school choice mechanism with a deferred acceptance mechanism that simplifies the strategic choices facing parents. This paper presents the empirical case ...
  • Abdulkadiroglu, Atila; Sonmez, Tayfun (American Economic Association, 2003)
    A central issue in school choice is the design of a student assignment mechanism. Education literature provides guidance for the design of such mechanisms but does not offer specific mechanisms. The flaws in the existing ...
  • Abdulkadiroglu, Atila; Pathak, Parag A.; Roth, Alvin E. (SSRN eLibrary, 2008)
    of the New York City (NYC) High School match involved tradeoffs between incentives and efficiency, because some schools are strategic players that rank students in order of preference, while others order students based on ...