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Strategy-proof location of a public bad on a disc

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  • Öztürk, Murat
  • Peters, Hans
  • Storcken, Ton

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In a model with finitely many agents who have single-dipped Euclidean preferences on a disc in the Euclidean plane, a rule assigns to each profile of reported dips a point of the disc. It is proved that any strategy-proof and Pareto optimal rule is dictatorial. This framework models situations where public bads such as garbage dumping grounds or nuclear plants have to be located within a confined region that has the shape of a disc.

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  • Öztürk, Murat & Peters, Hans & Storcken, Ton, 2013. "Strategy-proof location of a public bad on a disc," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 119(1), pages 14-16.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:119:y:2013:i:1:p:14-16
    DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2013.01.012
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    2. Murat Öztürk & Hans Peters & Ton Storcken, 2014. "On the location of public bads: strategy-proofness under two-dimensional single-dipped preferences," Economic Theory, Springer;Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET), vol. 56(1), pages 83-108, May.
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    1. Bossert, Walter & Peters, Hans, 2014. "Single-basined choice," Journal of Mathematical Economics, Elsevier, vol. 52(C), pages 162-168.
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    3. Murat Öztürk & Hans Peters & Ton Storcken, 2014. "On the location of public bads: strategy-proofness under two-dimensional single-dipped preferences," Economic Theory, Springer;Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET), vol. 56(1), pages 83-108, May.
    4. Peters, Hans & Roy, Souvik & Sadhukhan, Soumyarup & Storcken, Ton, 2017. "An extreme point characterization of strategy-proof and unanimous probabilistic rules over binary restricted domains," Journal of Mathematical Economics, Elsevier, vol. 69(C), pages 84-90.
    5. Lahiri, Abhinaba & Peters, Hans & Storcken, Ton, 2017. "Strategy-proof location of public bads in a two-country model," Mathematical Social Sciences, Elsevier, vol. 90(C), pages 150-159.
    6. Chatterjee, Swarnendu & Peters, Hans & Storcken, Ton, 2016. "Locating a public good on a sphere," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 139(C), pages 46-48.
    7. Yamamura, Hirofumi, 2016. "Coalitional stability in the location problem with single-dipped preferences: An application of the minimax theorem," Journal of Mathematical Economics, Elsevier, vol. 65(C), pages 48-57.

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    Keywords

    Single-dipped preferences; Strategy-proofness; Noxious facilities;

    JEL classification:

    • D71 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Social Choice; Clubs; Committees; Associations

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