Matching with Multiple Applications
We analyze the implications of multiple applications by job seekers for the micro-foundations of the aggregate matching function. We emphasize a coordination failure caused by multiple applications that has not been previously considered, namely, that firms can waste time and effort processing an applicant who is ultimately hired by another firm.
Albrecht, J.W., Gautier, P.A., & Vroman, S.B.. (2001). Matching with Multiple Applications (No. TI 01-080/3). Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/6846