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I think this is a common type of social inefficiency.

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Kinds of matches/mismatches:

  • similarity matching (like having the same goal, interests, means of pursuing a goal, or personal preference)
  • difference matching (like someone having something and another person wanting it)

Further dimensions for each of the above:

  • degree of match/mismatch
  • degree of certainty about any variable
  • the circumstances/timeframe/place for which any of the above applies

See also:

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