Rubinstein bargaining with two-sided outside options
In this note we show that if in the standard Rubinstein model both players are allowed to leave the negotiation after a rejection, in which case they obtain a payoff of zero, then there exist a continuum of subgame-perfect equilibrium outcomes, including some which involve significant delay. We also fully characterize the case in which, upon quitting, the players can take an outside option of positive value.
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Volume (Year): 11 (1998)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
|Note:||Received: February 27, 1996; revised version: March 28, 1997|
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