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Age-based preferences in paired kidney exchange

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Nicolò, Antonio and Rodríguez Álvarez, Carmelo (2017) Age-based preferences in paired kidney exchange. Games and Economic Behavior, 102 . pp. 508-524. ISSN 1090-2473

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geb.2017.02.006



Abstract

We consider a Paired Kidney Exchange (PKE) model in which patients’ preferences are restricted so that patients prefer kidneys from compatible younger donors to kidneys from older ones. We propose a family of rules, sequential priority rules, that only allow for pairwise exchanges and satisfy individual rationality, efficiency, strategy-proofness, and non-bossiness. These rules allocate kidneys according to a priority algorithm that gives priority to patients with younger donors and assign kidneys from younger donors first. We extend the analysis to rules that allow multiple ways exchanges and to the case of patients who have more than one potential donor.


Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Kidney exchange; Age-based preferences; Sequential priority rules; Strategy-proofness.
Subjects:Sciences > Statistics > Game theory
Social sciences > Economics > Econometrics
Social sciences > Economics > Microeconomics
JEL:C78, D47, D78, I10
ID Code:57244
Deposited On:07 Oct 2019 11:56
Last Modified:07 Oct 2019 14:00

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