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Solomon's Dilemma: An experimental study on dynamic implementation

  • Giovanni Ponti

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  • Anita Gantner
  • Dunia López-Pintado
  • Robert Montgomery

This paper reports an experimental investigation on two mechanisms for the so-called King Solomon Dilemma, where one of them fails to implement the social choice rule dynamically. We compare the two mechanisms in terms of their welfare, incentive and learning properties. Copyright Springer-Verlag Berlin/Heidelberg 2003

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Volume (Year): 8 (2003)
Issue (Month): 2 (October)
Pages: 217-239

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