The role of private information in dynamic matching and bargaining : can it be good for efficiency?

Artyom SHNEYEROV, Chi Leung, Adam WONG

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Abstract

We consider a private information replica of the dynamic matching and bargaining model of Mortensen and Wright (2002). We find that private information typically deters entry. But, the welfare can actually be higher under private information.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)128-131
Number of pages4
JournalEconomics Letters
Volume112
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2011
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Markets with search frictions
  • matching and bargaining
  • two-sided incomplete information

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