A natural mechanism to choose the deserving winner when the jury is made up of all contestants
AbstractWe analyze the problem of a jury choosing the winner from a set of agents when the identity of the deserving winner is common knowledge amongst the jurors but each juror is biased in favor of one different agent. We propose a simple and natural mechanism that implements the socially optimal rule (the winner is the deserving winner) in subgame perfect equilibria.
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Volume (Year): 110 (2011)
Issue (Month): 3 (March)
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Mechanism design Contest Subgame perfect equilibrium;
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- Pablo Amorós, 2010. "A natural mechanism to choose the deserving winner when the jury is made up of all contestants," Working Papers 2010-07, Universidad de Málaga, Department of Economic Theory, Málaga Economic Theory Research Center.
- C72 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Noncooperative Games
- D71 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Social Choice; Clubs; Committees; Associations
- D78 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Positive Analysis of Policy Formulation and Implementation
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