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Egalitarianism under earmark constraints

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  • Bochet, Olivier
  • İlkılıç, Rahmi
  • Moulin, Hervé

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Agents with single-peaked preferences share a resource coming from different suppliers; each agent is connected to only a subset of suppliers. Examples include workload balancing, sharing earmarked funds, and rationing utilities after a storm.

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  • Bochet, Olivier & İlkılıç, Rahmi & Moulin, Hervé, 2013. "Egalitarianism under earmark constraints," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 148(2), pages 535-562.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jetheo:v:148:y:2013:i:2:p:535-562 DOI: 10.1016/j.jet.2012.09.016
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    1. Paulo Barelli & Youngsub Chun & John Duggan, 2017. "Introduction to the special issue in honor of William Thomson," Social Choice and Welfare, Springer;The Society for Social Choice and Welfare, vol. 48(1), pages 1-4, January.
    2. Rahmi İlkılıç & Çağatay Kayı, 2014. "Allocation rules on networks," Social Choice and Welfare, Springer;The Society for Social Choice and Welfare, vol. 43(4), pages 877-892, December.
    3. Karol Flores-Szwagrzak, 2017. "Efficient, fair, and strategy-proof (re)allocation under network constraints," Social Choice and Welfare, Springer;The Society for Social Choice and Welfare, vol. 48(1), pages 109-131, January.
    4. repec:eee:matsoc:v:90:y:2017:i:c:p:111-118 is not listed on IDEAS
    5. Szwagrzak, Karol, 2014. "Strategy-proof market clearing mechanisms," Discussion Papers of Business and Economics 4/2014, University of Southern Denmark, Department of Business and Economics.
    6. Karol Flores-Szwagrzak, 2016. "The replacement principle in networked economies with single-peaked preferences," Social Choice and Welfare, Springer;The Society for Social Choice and Welfare, vol. 47(4), pages 763-789, December.
    7. Moulin, Hervé, 2016. "Entropy, desegregation, and proportional rationing," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 162(C), pages 1-20.

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    Keywords

    Bipartite graph; Egalitarianism; Lorenz dominance; Single-peaked preferences; Strategyproofness;

    JEL classification:

    • C72 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Noncooperative Games
    • D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
    • D61 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Allocative Efficiency; Cost-Benefit Analysis
    • C78 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Bargaining Theory; Matching Theory
    • D71 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Social Choice; Clubs; Committees; Associations

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