A Simple Bargaining Procedure for the Myerson Value
AbstractWe consider situations where the cooperation and negotiation possibilities between pairs of agents are given by an undirected graph. Every connected component of agents has a value, which is the total surplus the agents can generate by working together. We present a simple, sequential, bilateral bargaining procedure, in which at every stage the two agents in a link (i, j) bargain about their share from cooperation in the connected component they are part of. We show that, if the marginal value of a link is increasing in the number of links in the connected component it belongs to, then this procedure yields exactly the Myerson value payoff (Myerson, 1977) for every player.
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Length: 23 pages
Date of creation: 15 Nov 2010
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Myerson value; networks; bargaining; cooperation;
Other versions of this item:
- Navarro Noemí & Perea Andres, 2013. "A Simple Bargaining Procedure for the Myerson Value," The B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics, De Gruyter, vol. 13(1), pages 20, May.
- C71 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Cooperative Games
- C72 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Noncooperative Games
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- NEP-GTH-2011-02-05 (Game Theory)
- NEP-NET-2011-02-05 (Network Economics)
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