Lucas Counter Example Revisited
AbstractWe revisit Lucas’(1968) counter example for the existence of von Neumann and Morgenstern (1944) stable set (solution) for coalitional games. We show that when we endow the agents with foresight, particularly, when we replace von Neumann and Morgenstern’s (1944) dominance relation with the indirect dominance relations introduced by Harsanyi (1974), Lucas’s example admits a stable set.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by McGill University, Department of Economics in its series Departmental Working Papers with number 2005-09.
Length: 9 pages
Date of creation: Sep 2006
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