Minimum Cost Spanning Tree Games and Spillover Stability
AbstractThis paper discusses minimum cost spanning tree games and argues that the standard approach of using a transferable utility game to come up with a fair allocation of the total costs has some flaws. A new model of spillover games is presented, in which each agent's decision whether or not to cooperate is properly taken into account.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Department of Economics, University of York in its series Discussion Papers with number 11/02.
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minimum cost spanning tree problems; transferable utility games; spillovers;
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- Ruud Hendrickx & Jacco Thijssen & Peter Borm, 2012. "Minimum cost spanning tree games and spillover stability," Theory and Decision, Springer, vol. 73(3), pages 441-451, September.
- 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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