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Probabilistic assignment of indivisible goods with single-peaked preferences

  • Yoichi Kasajima

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    We consider the problem of assigning indivisible goods among a group of agents with lotteries when the preference profile is single-peaked. Unfortunately, even on this restricted domain of preferences, equal treatment of equals, stochastic dominance efficiency, and stochastic dominance strategy-proofness are incompatible. Copyright Springer-Verlag 2013

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Social Choice and Welfare.

    Volume (Year): 41 (2013)
    Issue (Month): 1 (June)
    Pages: 203-215

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