A numerical approach for a class of risk-sharing problems
Abstract This paper deals with risk-sharing problems between many agents, each of whom having a strictly concave law invariant utility. In the special case where every agent's utility is given by a concave integral functional of the quantile of her individual endowment, we fully characterize the optimal risk-sharing rules. When there are many agents, these rules cannot be computed analytically. We therefore give a simple convergent algorithm and illustrate it on several examples.
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