This may sound like a recommendation to not reveal much about ourselves and as a consequence gain more affection.
Based on the estimated preferences, we use the Gale-Shapley algorithm to predict the stable matches among the users of the dating site.
Comparing the predicted and observed matching patterns, we find that the Gale-Shapley model explains the matches achieved by the online dating market well, and that the matches are approximately efficient (within the class of stable matches). Caste and Mate Selection in Modern India By Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, ... Wage Differentials Between the Public and the Private Sectors in India By Elena Glinskayai and Michael Lokshin 9.
This paper studies the economics of match formation using a novel data set obtained from a major online dating service.Using detailed information on the users' attributes and interactions, we estimate a model of mate preferences.Estimating Matching Games with Transfers By Jeremy Fox 2. Mate Preferences and Matching Outcomes in Online Dating By Günter Hitsch, Ali Hortacsu, ... If I did not know that the people around me were talking about Obama, I would have guessed that I was among a group of excited fans, infatuated with a rock singer, or a movie star.
In fact, when I ask Obama supporters about how they expect him to fair against other US presidents, their general answer is that he is likely to be the best president of all time (some think he will be second to JFK).Since the emotions and excitement toward Obama seem to be those usually reserved for romantic attraction, I would like to draw on some lessons from our (Mike Norton, Jeana Frost, and I) research on the ways in which people form impressions about others in romantic settings and the pitfalls of their impressions.