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Envy-freeness and implementation in large economies

  • Matthew Jackson


  • Ilan Kremer


We show that an asymptotic envy-freeness is a necessary condition for a form of robust approximate implementation in large economies.

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Review of Economic Design.

Volume (Year): 11 (2007)
Issue (Month): 3 (November)
Pages: 185-198

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Handle: RePEc:spr:reecde:v:11:y:2007:i:3:p:185-198
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