Consider a game whose strategies are "contributions". A strategy profile is a Kantian equilibrium if "no" player would like "all" players to alter their contributions by the "same multiplicative factor." Kantian equilibria are Pareto efficient. We characterize the allocation rules on several domains of environments that can be implemented as Kantian equilibria. The concept unifies the "proportional solution" on production economies and the "linear cost-share equilibrium" on public-good economies. We study Kantian equilibrium in the prisoner's dilemma, in a voting problem, and in a political economy where redistribution is the issue. The Kantian dictum engenders considerable but not unqualified cooperation. Copyright The editors of the "Scandinavian Journal of Economics" 2010 .
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Volume (Year): 112 (2010)
Issue (Month): 1 (03)
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