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Efficiency and consistency for locating multiple public facilities

  • Ju, Biung-Ghi

In the problem of locating multiple public facilities studied by Barbera and Bevia [2, 3], we offer simple necessary and sufficient conditions for efficiency, decentralizability of efficient decisions in a game of community division and local public goods provision, and a constructive algorithm for efficient and consistent decisions.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Economic Theory.

Volume (Year): 138 (2008)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
Pages: 165-183

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Handle: RePEc:eee:jetheo:v:138:y:2008:i:1:p:165-183
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