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Core convergence with asymmetric information

  • McLean, Richard
  • Postlewaite, Andrew

We analyze the ex ante incentive compatible core for replicated private information economies. We show that any allocation in the core when the economy is replicated sufficiently often is approximately Walrasian for the associated Arrow-Debreu economy.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Games and Economic Behavior.

Volume (Year): 50 (2005)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
Pages: 58-78

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Handle: RePEc:eee:gamebe:v:50:y:2005:i:1:p:58-78
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  1. Rajiv Vohra, 1997. "Incomplete Information, Incentive Compatibility and the Core," Working Papers 97-11, Brown University, Department of Economics.
  2. Richard McLean & Andrew Postlewaite, 2002. "Informational Size and Incentive Compatibility," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 70(6), pages 2421-2453, November.
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  7. Gul, Faruk & Postlewaite, Andrew, 1992. "Asymptotic Efficiency in Large Exchange Economies with Asymmetric Information," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 60(6), pages 1273-92, November.
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