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The Talmud Rule And The Securement Of Agents? Awards

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  • Juan de Dios Moreno Ternero

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    (Yale University)

  • Antonio Villar Notario

    (Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Económicas)

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This paper provides a new characterization of the Talmud rule by means of a new property, called securement. This property says that any agent holding a feasible claim will get at least one nht of her claim, where n is the number of agents involved. We show that securement together with a weak version of path independence and the standard properties of self-duality and consistency characterize the Talmud rule.

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Paper provided by Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Económicas, S.A. (Ivie) in its series Working Papers. Serie AD with number 2003-05.

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Length: 15 pages
Date of creation: Feb 2003
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Handle: RePEc:ivi:wpasad:2003-05

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Keywords: bankruptcy problems; Talmud rule; characterization results;

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