Show simple item record Abdulkadiroglu, Atila en_US Sonmez, Tayfun en_US 2010-03-09T15:44:18Z 2010-03-09T15:44:18Z 2003 en_US
dc.description.abstract 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 school choice plans result in appeals by unsatisfied parents. We formulate the school choice problem as a mechanism design problem and analyze some of the existing school choice plans including those in Boston, Columbus, Minneapolis, and Seattle. We show that these existing plans have serious shortcomings, and offer two alternative mechanisms each of which may provide a practical solution to some critical school choice issues. en_US
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dc.publisher American Economic Association
dc.relation.isversionof Abdulkadiroglu, A., & Sonmez, T. (2003). School choice: A mechanism design approach. American Economic Review, 93(3), 729-747.
dc.subject school choice en_US
dc.subject student assignment mechanism en_US
dc.title School Choice: A Mechanism Design Approach en_US
dc.type Journal Article en_US
dc.department Economics

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