Heterogeneous Tiebout communities with private production and anonymous crowding
AbstractThis paper provides a general equilibrium model where jurisdictions offer not only public goods, but also job opportunities. In a context of multiple types of consumers, labor complementarities, and anonymous crowding, heterogeneous populated communities form in equilibrium with an endogenous wage system that is labor-type and jurisdiction-type dependent. Equilibrium jurisdiction structures depend on the relative scarcity of labor types, unlike the situation in Berglas' (1976) partial equilibrium analysis. For a large economy, we prove that equilibrium exists and that the set of equilibria is equivalent to the core.
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Local public goods; Collaborative production; Wages; Anonymous crowding; Visa permits; Societal stratification; Heterogeneous populated communities; Generalized game;
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- C70 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - General
- D71 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Social Choice; Clubs; Committees; Associations
- H40 - Public Economics - - Publicly Provided Goods - - - General
- R13 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - General Equilibrium and Welfare Economic Analysis of Regional Economies
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