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On the nucleolus of 2 x 2 assignment games

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  • F. Javier Martínez-de-Albéniz

    () (Universitat de Barcelona)

  • Carles Rafels

    () (Universitat de Barcelona)

  • Neus Ybern

    () (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)

Abstract

We provide explicit formulas for the nucleolus of an arbitrary assignment game with two buyers and two sellers. Five different cases are analyzed depending on the entries of the assignment matrix. We extend the results to the case of 2 x m or m x 2 assignment games.

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  • F. Javier Martínez-de-Albéniz & Carles Rafels & Neus Ybern, 2013. "On the nucleolus of 2 x 2 assignment games," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 33(2), pages 1641-1648.
  • Handle: RePEc:ebl:ecbull:eb-12-00849
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    1. Francesc Llerena & Marina Nunez, 2011. "A geometric characterization of the nucleolus of the assignment game," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 31(4), pages 3275-3285.
    2. Solymosi, Tamas & Raghavan, Tirukkannamangai E S, 1994. "An Algorithm for Finding the Nucleolus of Asignment Games," International Journal of Game Theory, Springer;Game Theory Society, vol. 23(2), pages 119-143.
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    Keywords

    Assignment game; core; nucleolus;

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    • C7 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory

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