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  • Gregory Lewis


Student Portfolios and the College Admission Problem. Gregory Lewis, November, 2013, Paper. "We develop a decentralized Bayesian model of college admissions with two ranked colleges, heterogeneous students and two realistic match frictions: students find it costly to apply to college, and college evaluations of their applications are uncertain. Students thus face a portfolio choice problem in their application decision, while colleges choose admissions standards that act like market-clearing prices. Enrollment at each college is affected by the standards at the other college through student portfolio reallocation..." Link verified August 21, 2014