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The Internal Job Market of the IMF's Economist Program

Abstract
This paper shows how the internal job market for participants in the IMF Economist Program (EPs) could be redesigned to eliminate most of the shortcomings of the current system. The new design is based on Gale and Shapley's (1962) Deferred Acceptance Algorithm (DAA) and generates an efficient and stable outcome. An Excel-based computer program, EPMatch, implements the algorithm and applies it to the internal job market for EPs. The program can be downloaded from http://www.people.hbs.edu/gbarron/EPMatch_ for_Excel.html
Table Of Contents
""Contents""; ""I. INTRODUCTION""; ""II. THE CURRENT SITUATION""; ""III. THE DEFERRED ACCEPTANCE ALGORITHM""; ""IV. THE COMPUTER PROGRAM ""; ""V. CONCLUSION""; ""MATCHING OF INCOMING EPS""; ""References""
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (28 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9786613802477

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