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Asymmetric Nash Bargaining Solutions: A Simple Nash Program

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  • Nejat Anbarci

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  • Ching-jen Sun

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This article proposes a simple Nash program. Both our axiomatic characterization and our noncooperative procedure consider each distinct asymmetric and symmetric Nash solution. Our noncooperative procedure is a generalization of the simplest known sequential Nash demand game analyzed by Rubinstein, Safra and Thomson (1992). We then provide the simplest known axiomatic characterization of the class of asymmetric Nash solutions, in which we use only Nash’s crucial Independence of Irrelevant Alternatives axiom and an asymmetric modification of the well-known Midpoint Domination axiom.

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Paper provided by Deakin University, Faculty of Business and Law, School of Accounting, Economics and Finance in its series Economics Series with number 2012_9.

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Handle: RePEc:dkn:econwp:eco_2012_9

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Keywords: Asymmetric Nash bargaining solutions; Nash program; axiomatic characterization; noncooperative foundations; economics of search.;

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