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Fair and group strategy-proof good allocation with money

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  • Conan Mukherjee

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We completely characterize the class of fair and group strategy-proof mechanisms. We consider two notions of fairness, anonymity in welfare and no-envy. Both fairness axioms, when applied with strategy-proofness, imply decision efficiency, and lead to the same class of group strategy-proof mechanisms (where the group size is restricted to two). We find that the only feasible mechanism satisfying a mild zero transfer axiom, in this class, is the Pivotal mechanism. Copyright Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014

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Article provided by Springer & The Society for Social Choice and Welfare in its journal Social Choice and Welfare.

Volume (Year): 42 (2014)
Issue (Month): 2 (February)
Pages: 289-311

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Handle: RePEc:spr:sochwe:v:42:y:2014:i:2:p:289-311
DOI: 10.1007/s00355-013-0733-3
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