Implementation of Social Choice Functions via Demanding Equilibria
AbstractWe consider agents who do not have any information about others' preferences. In this situation they attempt to behave such as to maximize their chances to obtain their most preferred alternative. This defines a solution concept for games symmetrical to Barbera and Dutta's protective equilibrium, the demanding equilibrium. Necessary and sufficient conditions for self implementation in demanding equilibria (side) of social choice functions are provided.
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Date of creation: 2000
Date of revision: 25 Sep 2001
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Implementation; Social Choice Function; Demanding Equilibrium; Voting;
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- D72 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Lobbying, Elections, Legislatures, and Voting Behavior
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2004-02-23 (All new papers)
- NEP-CDM-2004-02-23 (Collective Decision-Making)
- NEP-MIC-2004-02-23 (Microeconomics)
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