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Fairness in Auctions and Task Assignments

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  • Duygu Yengin

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    (School of Economics, University of Adelaide)

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We study the problem of allocating objects when monetary transfers are possible. We are interested in mechanisms that allocate the objects in an efficient way and induce the agents to report their true preferences. Within the class of such mechanisms, fist we characterize egalitarian-equivalent mechanisms. Then, we add a bounded-deficit condition and characterize the corresponding class. Finally, we investigate the relations between egalitarian- equivalence and other fairness notions such as no-envy.

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Paper provided by University of Adelaide, School of Economics in its series School of Economics Working Papers with number 2009-27.

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Length: 20 pages
Date of creation: 2009
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Handle: RePEc:adl:wpaper:2009-27

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Keywords: allocation of indivisible goods and money; fair auctions; task assignments; strategy-proofness; the Vickrey-Clarke-Groves mechanisms; order preservation; egalitarian-equivalence; no-envy; egalitarianism;

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  1. Murat Atlamaz & Duygu Yengin, 2008. "Fair Groves mechanisms," Social Choice and Welfare, Springer, vol. 31(4), pages 573-587, December.
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