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Envy-Freeness and Implementation in Large Economies

  • Jackson, Matthew O.
  • Kremer, Ilan

We show that an asymptotic envy-freeness is a necessary condition for a form of robust approximate implementation in large economies.

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Paper provided by California Institute of Technology, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences in its series Working Papers with number 1157.

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Date of creation: Feb 2003
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Handle: RePEc:clt:sswopa:1157
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