Minimizing Justified Envy in School Choice: The Design of New Orleans' OneApp
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We are grateful to Neil Dorosin, Gabriela Fighetti, and John White for assistance with this study. Thanks also to seminar participants at the 2016 ASSA meetings for helpful comments. Vira Semenova provided excellent research assistance. Pathak is grateful to the W. T. Grant Foundation and the National Science Foundation for support. This paper supersedes “The Role of Priorities in Assigning Indivisible Objects: A Characterization of Top Trading Cycles” cited by others as Abdulkadiroglu, Atila and Yeon-Koo Che (2010) or Abdulkadiroglu, Atila, Yeon-Koo Che, and Olivier Tercieux (2010). Abdulkadiroglu, Pathak, and Roth are members of the scientific advisory board of the Institute for Innovation in Public School Choice. IIPSC was involved in designing OneApp in New Orleans. Abdulkadiroglu, Pathak, and Roth also advised Boston Public Schools and New York City's Department of Education on designing their student assignment systems, discussed herein. This article does not represent the views of the New Orleans Recovery School District or any other school district. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.
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Pathak is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Institute for Innovation in Public School Choice.