Matching, voting and cooperation

Laura Kasper

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In our daily life, we are often confronted with problems of matching, voting and cooperation: students have to be matched to schools, and organ transplants need to be matched to patients; presidents are elected, and laws are voted on; and at work, projects are undertaken in groups. This thesis answers the following questions: What impact does a more complex preference structure have on known results in matching theory? How should a voting mechanism look like such that voting is always beneficial? How should people behave if they have to cooperate repeatedly over time?
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • Maastricht University
  • Peters, Hans, Supervisor
  • Dimitrov, D., Supervisor, External person
  • Vermeulen, Andries, Supervisor
  • Karos, Dominik, Co-Supervisor
Award date21 Feb 2019
Place of PublicationMaastricht
Print ISBNs9789463802451
Publication statusPublished - 2019


  • matching theory
  • voting mechanism optimization
  • continuous workplace cooperation

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