An Algorithm for Stable and Equitable Coalition Structures with Public Goods
AbstractWe study the formation of coalitions that provide public goods to members. Individuals are linked on a tree graph and those with similar preferences are connected on the tree. We present a solution that selects allocations belonging to the coalition structure core and that are also envy-free.
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Coalition formation; coalition structure core; envy-free; public goods; mechanism design;
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- Fan-Chin Kung, 2006. "An Algorithm for Stable and Equitable Coalition Structures with Public Goods," Journal of Public Economic Theory, Association for Public Economic Theory, vol. 8(3), pages 345-355, 08.
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