A law of scarcity for games
AbstractThe “law of scarcity” is that scarceness is rewarded ; recall, for example, the diamonds and water paradox. In this paper, furthering research initiated in Kelso and Crawford (1982, Econometrica 50, 1483-1504) for matching models, we demonstrate a law of scarcity for cores and approximate cores of games.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University of Warwick, Department of Economics in its series The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS) with number 546.
Length: 15 pages
Date of creation: 1999
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cooperative games ; games with side payments (TU games) ; cyclic monotonicity ; law of demand ; approximate cores ; effective small groups ; parameterized collections of games;
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- C7 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory
- D7 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making
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