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13-12-2018 12:00 AM

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Online platforms seek to build trust among strangers, but markets that lack trust-building alternatives such as reputation mechanisms face an even bigger challenge. In such markets, simple verification mechanisms may play a more significant and strategic

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Dec 13th, 12:00 AM

Beauty and Counter-signaling in Online Matching Markets: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment

Online platforms seek to build trust among strangers, but markets that lack trust-building alternatives such as reputation mechanisms face an even bigger challenge. In such markets, simple verification mechanisms may play a more significant and strategic