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An exploration in school formation: Income vs. Ability

Alkan, A.; Anbarci, N.; Sarpça, S.


A. Alkan

S. Sarpça


We study stable school formation among four students that differ in ability and income. In the presence of ability complementarities and school costs to be shared, we identify the conditions under which a stable allocation is efficient, inefficient, nonexistent, and tell who become peers.


Alkan, A., Anbarci, N., & Sarpça, S. (2012). An exploration in school formation: Income vs. Ability. Economics Letters, 117(2), 500-504.

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Jun 29, 2012
Online Publication Date Jul 5, 2012
Publication Date 2012-11
Deposit Date Aug 17, 2018
Journal Economics Letters
Print ISSN 0165-1765
Publisher Elsevier
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 117
Issue 2
Pages 500-504
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