Search Results for author: Inácio Bó

Found 5 papers, 0 papers with code

Designing Heaven's Will: The job assignment in the Chinese imperial civil service

no code implementations6 May 2021 Inácio Bó, Li Chen

We use an original analysis of historical documents to explore the evolution of the assignment procedures that were used to allocate entry-level civil service jobs in China from the tenth to the early twentieth century.

Hiring from a pool of workers

no code implementations17 Dec 2020 Azar Abizada, Inácio Bó

In many countries and institutions around the world, the hiring of workers is made through open competitions.

Fairness

Strategy-proof Popular Mechanisms

no code implementations2 Dec 2020 Mustafa Oğuz Afacan, Inácio Bó

We consider the allocation of indivisible objects when agents have preferences over their own allocations, but share the ownership of the resources to be distributed.

Assignment Maximization

no code implementations2 Dec 2020 Mustafa Oğuz Afacan, Inácio Bó, Bertan Turhan

We evaluate the goal of maximizing the number of individuals matched to acceptable outcomes.

Fairness

Pick-an-object Mechanisms

no code implementations2 Dec 2020 Inácio Bó, Rustamdjan Hakimov

We justify the use of PAO as opposed to direct mechanisms by showing that its equilibrium behavior is closely related to the one in obviously strategy-proof (OSP) mechanisms, but includes commonly used rules, such as Gale-Shapley DA and Top Trading Cycles, which are not OSP-implementable.

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