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Characterizations of the sequential priority rules in the assignment of object types

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We study the problem of assigning object types without monetary transfer. Each type has a number of copies. Each individual is assigned at most one copy of a type. We examine some desirable axioms and study the sequential priority rules. Our main result is that the sequential priority rules are the only rules that satisfy weak non-wastefulness, weak neutrality, strategy-proofness, resource monotonicity, and bilateral consistency. Copyright Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014

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  • Nanyang Bu, 2014. "Characterizations of the sequential priority rules in the assignment of object types," Social Choice and Welfare, Springer;The Society for Social Choice and Welfare, vol. 43(3), pages 635-645, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:sochwe:v:43:y:2014:i:3:p:635-645
    DOI: 10.1007/s00355-014-0791-1
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