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Multidimensional mechanism design in single peaked type spaces

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  • Mishra, Debasis
  • Pramanik, Anup
  • Roy, Souvik

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We consider implementation of a deterministic allocation rule using transfers in quasi-linear private values environments. We show that in multidimensional single peaked type spaces, an allocation rule is implementable if and only if it satisfies a familiar and simple condition called 2-cycle monotonicity.

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  • Mishra, Debasis & Pramanik, Anup & Roy, Souvik, 2014. "Multidimensional mechanism design in single peaked type spaces," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 153(C), pages 103-116.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jetheo:v:153:y:2014:i:c:p:103-116
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jet.2014.06.002
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    1. André Berger & Rudolf Müller & Seyed Hossein Naeemi, 2017. "Characterizing implementable allocation rules in multi-dimensional environments," Social Choice and Welfare, Springer;The Society for Social Choice and Welfare, vol. 48(2), pages 367-383, February.
    2. Paul H. Edelman & John A Weymark, 2017. "Dominant Strategy Implementability, Zero Length Cycles, and Affine Maximizers," Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers 17-00002, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics.
    3. Carbajal, Juan Carlos & Müller, Rudolf, 2017. "Monotonicity and revenue equivalence domains by monotonic transformations in differences," Journal of Mathematical Economics, Elsevier, vol. 70(C), pages 29-35.
    4. Mishra, Debasis & Pramanik, Anup & Roy, Souvik, 2016. "Local incentive compatibility with transfers," Games and Economic Behavior, Elsevier, vol. 100(C), pages 149-165.
    5. Kazumura, Tomoya & Mishra, Debasis & Serizawa, Shigehiro, 0. "Mechanism design without quasilinearity," Theoretical Economics, Econometric Society.
    6. Carbajal, Juan Carlos & Müller, Rudolf, 2015. "Implementability under monotonic transformations in differences," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 160(C), pages 114-131.

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    Keywords

    Implementation; 2-cycle monotonicity; Revenue equivalence; Single-peakedness;

    JEL classification:

    • D44 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure, Pricing, and Design - - - Auctions
    • D71 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Social Choice; Clubs; Committees; Associations
    • D82 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Asymmetric and Private Information; Mechanism Design
    • D86 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Economics of Contract Law

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