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Non-manipulable Assignment of Individuals to Positions Revisited

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  • Andersson, Tommy

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    (Department of Economics, Lund University)

  • Svensson, Lars-Gunnar

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    (Department of Economics, Lund University)

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This paper investigates an allocation rule that fairly assigns at most one indivisible object and a monetary compensation to each agent, under the restriction that the monetary compensations do not exceed some exogenously given upper bound. A few properties of this allocation rule are stated and the main result demonstrates that the allocation rule is coalitionally strategy-proof.

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Paper provided by Lund University, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 2006:11.

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Length: 11 pages
Date of creation: 03 May 2006
Date of revision: 12 Apr 2007
Publication status: Published as Andersson, Tommy and Lars-Gunnar Svensson, 'Non-manipulable Assignment of Individuals to Positions Revisited' in Mathematical Social Sciences, 2008, pages 350-354.
Handle: RePEc:hhs:lunewp:2006_011

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Keywords: Indivisible objects; fairness; coalitionally strategy-proofness;

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Cited by:
  1. Svensson, Lars-Gunnar, 2006. "Coalition Strategy-Proofness and Fairness," Working Papers 2006:10, Lund University, Department of Economics.
  2. Andersson, T. & Gudmundsson, J. & Talman, A.J.J. & Yang, Z., 2013. "A Competitive Partnership Formation Process," Discussion Paper 2013-008, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research.
  3. Tommy Andersson & Lars‐Gunnar Svensson, 2014. "Non‐Manipulable House Allocation With Rent Control," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 82(2), pages 507-539, 03.
  4. Ehlers, Lars & Svensson, Lars-Gunnar & Andersson, Tommy, 0. "Budget-balance, fairness and minimal manipulability," Theoretical Economics, Econometric Society.
  5. Paula Jaramillo, 2012. "Asymmetrically Fair Rules for an Indivisible Good Problem with a Budget Constraint," DOCUMENTOS CEDE 009425, UNIVERSIDAD DE LOS ANDES-CEDE.
  6. Andersson, Tommy & Ehlers, Lars & Svensson, Lars-Gunnar, 2012. "Least Manipulable Envy-free Rules in Economies with Indivisibilities," Working Papers 2012:8, Lund University, Department of Economics, revised 30 Sep 2013.
  7. Tommy Andersson & Lars Ehlers & Lars-Gunnar Svensson, 2012. "(Minimally) ?-Incentive Compatible Competitive Equilibria in Economies with Indivisibilities," Cahiers de recherche 04-2012, Centre interuniversitaire de recherche en économie quantitative, CIREQ.
  8. Tommy Andersson & Christer Andersson, 2009. "Solving House Allocation Problems with Risk-Averse Agents," Computational Economics, Society for Computational Economics, vol. 33(4), pages 389-401, May.
  9. Tommy Andersson & Christer Andersson, 2012. "Properties of the DGS-Auction Algorithm," Computational Economics, Society for Computational Economics, vol. 39(2), pages 113-133, February.
  10. Tommy Andersson, 2009. "A general strategy-proof fair allocation mechanism revisited," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 29(3), pages 1717-1722.
  11. Andersson, T.D. & Andersson, C. & Talman, A.J.J., 2010. "Sets in Excess Demand in Ascending Auctions with Unit-Demand Bidders," Discussion Paper 2010-51, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research.

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