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Dividends and Weighted Values in Games with Externalities

  • Ines Macho-Stadler

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    (Dep. of Economics & CODE, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain)

  • David Perez-Castrillo

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    (Dep. of Economics & CODE, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona,Spain)

  • David Wettstein

    ()

    (Dep. of Economics, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev)

We consider cooperative environments with externalities (games in partition function form) and provide a recursive definition of dividends for each coalition and any partition of the players it belongs to. We show that with this definition and equal sharing of these dividends the averaged sum of dividends for each player, over all the coalitions that contain the player, coincides with the corresponding average value of the player. We then construct weighted Shapley values by departing from equal division of dividends and finally, for each such value, provide a bidding mechanism implementing it.

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Paper provided by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 0906.

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Length: 19 pages
Date of creation: 2009
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Handle: RePEc:bgu:wpaper:0906
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  1. Inés Macho-Stadler & David Pérez-Castrillo & David Wettstein, 2008. "Dividends and Weighted Values in Games with Externalities," UFAE and IAE Working Papers 758.08, Unitat de Fonaments de l'Anàlisi Econòmica (UAB) and Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (CSIC).
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  3. David Pérez-Castrillo & David Wettstein, . "Bidding For The Surplus: A Non-Cooperative Approach To The Shapley Value," UFAE and IAE Working Papers 461.00, Unitat de Fonaments de l'Anàlisi Econòmica (UAB) and Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (CSIC).
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  6. Haeringer, Guillaume, 2006. "A new weight scheme for the Shapley value," Mathematical Social Sciences, Elsevier, vol. 52(1), pages 88-98, July.
  7. Macho-Stadler, Ines & Perez-Castrillo, David & Wettstein, David, 2006. "Efficient bidding with externalities," Games and Economic Behavior, Elsevier, vol. 57(2), pages 304-320, November.
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  9. McQuillin, Ben, 2009. "The extended and generalized Shapley value: Simultaneous consideration of coalitional externalities and coalitional structure," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 144(2), pages 696-721, March.
  10. Perez-Castrillo, D. & Wettstein, D., 1999. "Bidding for the Surplus: a Non-Cooperative Approach to the Shapley Value. ation," Papers 24-99, Tel Aviv.
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