Information Acquisition and Provision in School Choice
When participating in school choice, students rarely know perfectly their preferences over schools, and acquiring such information is costly. We study how two popular school choice mechanisms, the Immediate Acceptance and the Deferred Acceptance mechanisms, incentivize students’ information acquisition.
Start date: 9/1/2016
End date: 8/31/2019
Information Acquisition and Provision in School Choice, IFREE: $10,000
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