On Allocative Distortions in Problems of Self-Selection
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This paper considers the general structure of self-selection models. By imposing conditions which permit the ordering of agents by their preferences, we provide a characterization of the distortions inherent in the sorting process. We also discuss extensions of the basic model such as randomization. Time Series Behavior of Prices for Overlapping Futures Contracts, with an Application to Soybean Futures
Cooper, Russell, "On Allocative Distortions in Problems of Self-Selection" (1982). Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers. 881.