Cost monotonicity, consistency and minimum cost spanning tree games
AbstractWe propose a new cost allocation rule for minimum cost spanning tree games. The new rule is a core selection and also satisâ¦es cost monotonicity. We also give characterization theorems for the new rule as well as the much-studied Bird allocation. We show that the principal diÂ¤erence between these two rules is in terms of their consistency properties.
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Volume (Year): 48 (2004)
Issue (Month): 2 (August)
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- Dutta, Bhaskar & Kar, Anirban, 2002. "Cost Monotonicity, Consistency And Minimum Cost Spanning Tree Games," The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS) 629, University of Warwick, Department of Economics.
- Bhaskar Dutta & Anirban Kar, 2002. "Cost monotonicity, consistency and minimum cost spanning tree games," Indian Statistical Institute, Planning Unit, New Delhi Discussion Papers 02-04, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, India.
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