Top responsiveness and stable partitions in coalition formation games
AbstractTop responsiveness is introduced by Alcalde and Revilla [Journal of Mathematical Economics 40 (2004) 869-887] as a property which induces a rich domain on playerss preferences in hedonic games, and guarantees the existence of core stable partitions. We strengthen this observation by proving the existence of strict core stable partitions, and when a mutuality condition is imposed as well, the existence of Nash stable partitions.
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Length: 12 pages
Date of creation: Mar 2005
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coalition formation; Nash stability; partitions; strict core stability;
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