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A silent battle over a cake

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  • Gonzalez-Diaz, Julio
  • Borm, Peter
  • Norde, Henk

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The division of a cake by n players is modeled as a game of timing. We show that such games admit a unique Nash equilibrium.
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  • Gonzalez-Diaz, Julio & Borm, Peter & Norde, Henk, 2007. "A silent battle over a cake," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 177(1), pages 591-603, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ejores:v:177:y:2007:i:1:p:591-603
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    • C72 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Noncooperative Games
    • D61 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Allocative Efficiency; Cost-Benefit Analysis
    • D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement

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