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A simple axiomatization of the egalitarian solution

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  • Saglam, Ismail

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In this paper, we present a simple axiomatization of the n-person egalitarian solution. The single axiom sufficient for characterization is a new condition which we call symmetric decomposition.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 36773.

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Keywords: Cooperative bargaining; egalitarian solution;

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