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Implementation in minimax regret equilibrium

  • Renou, Ludovic
  • Schlag, Karl H.

This Note studies the problem of implementing social choice correspondences in environments where individuals have doubts about the rationality of their opponents. We postulate the concept of [epsilon]-minimax regret as our solution concept and show that social choice correspondences that are Maskin monotonic and satisfy the no-veto power condition are implementable in [epsilon]-minimax regret equilibrium for all [epsilon][set membership, variant][0,1).

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

Volume (Year): 71 (2011)
Issue (Month): 2 (March)
Pages: 527-533

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