Studying the interactions between preference and capacity manipulation in matching markets, we prove that acyclicity is a necessary and sufficient condition that guarantees the stability of a Nash equilibrium and the strategy-proofness of truthful capacity revelation under the hospital-optimal and intern-optimal stable rules. We then introduce generalized games of manipulation in which hospitals move first and state their capacities, and interns are subsequently assigned to hospitals using a sequential mechanism. In this setting, we first consider stable revelation mechanisms and introduce conditions guaranteeing the stability of the outcome. Next, we prove that every stable non-revelation mechanism leads to unstable allocations, unless restrictions on the preferences of the agents are introduced.
TRIOSSI VERONDINI, Matteo Maria [Writing – Review & Editing] (Corresponding)
|Titolo:||Games with capacity manipulation: Incentives and Nash equilibria|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2013|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||2.1 Articolo su rivista |