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Multiple Public Goods and Lexicographic Preferences Replacement Principle

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  • EHLERS, Lars

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We study the problem of locating two public goods for a group of agents with single-peaked preferences over an interval. An alternative specifies a location for each public good. In Miyagawa (1998), each agent consumes only his most preferred public good without rivalry. We extend preferences lexicographically and characterize the class of single-peaked preference rules by Pareto-optimality and replacement-domination. This result is considerably different from the corresponding characterization by Miyagawa (2001a).

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Paper provided by Universite de Montreal, Departement de sciences economiques in its series Cahiers de recherche with number 2001-25.

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Length: 20 pages
Date of creation: 2001
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Handle: RePEc:mtl:montde:2001-25

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Keywords: single-aked eferences; multie blic goods; lexicograic; reacement-domination;

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  1. GORDON, Sidartha, 2006. "Public Decisions: Solidarity and the Status Quo," Cahiers de recherche 16-2006, Centre interuniversitaire de recherche en économie quantitative, CIREQ.
  2. Jacques Durieu & Hans Haller & Nicolas Querou & Philippe Solal, 2008. "Ordinal Games," International Game Theory Review (IGTR), World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., vol. 10(02), pages 177-194.
  3. Biung-Ghi Ju, 2007. "Efficiency and Consistency for Locating Multiple Public Facilities," Discussion Paper Series 0716, Institute of Economic Research, Korea University.
  4. Salvador Barberà & Dolors Berga & Bernardo Moreno, 2011. "Two Necessary Conditions for Strategy-Proofness: on What Domains are they also Sufficient?," Working Papers 598, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics.
  5. Eun Heo, 2013. "Strategy-proof rules for two public goods: double median rules," Social Choice and Welfare, Springer, vol. 41(4), pages 895-922, October.
  6. Ehlers, Lars, 2003. "Multiple public goods, lexicographic preferences, and single-plateaued preference rules," Games and Economic Behavior, Elsevier, vol. 43(1), pages 1-27, April.
  7. BOCHET, Olivier & GORDON, Sidartha, 2008. "Priorities in the Location of Multiple Public Facilities," Cahiers de recherche 07-2008, Centre interuniversitaire de recherche en économie quantitative, CIREQ.
  8. GORDON, Sidartha, 2006. "Solidarity in Choosing a Location on a Cycle," Cahiers de recherche 2006-06, Universite de Montreal, Departement de sciences economiques.
  9. Christian Roessler, 2006. "Public Good Menus and Feature Complementarity," Department of Economics - Working Papers Series 962, The University of Melbourne.
  10. Masashi Umezawa, 2012. "The replacement principle for the provision of multiple public goods on tree networks," Social Choice and Welfare, Springer, vol. 38(2), pages 211-235, February.

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