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On the Existence of Anonymous and Balanced Mechanisms Implementing the Lindahl Allocations

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  • Sébastien ROUILLON (GREThA UMR CNRS 5113)

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In this note, we discuss the existence of anonymous and balanced mechanisms to implement the Lindahl allocations. We obtain an impossibility result for the class of mechanisms defining an homeomorphism between the message space and the allocation space.

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  • Sébastien ROUILLON (GREThA UMR CNRS 5113), 2008. "On the Existence of Anonymous and Balanced Mechanisms Implementing the Lindahl Allocations," Cahiers du GREThA 2008-18, Groupe de Recherche en Economie Théorique et Appliquée.
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    Keywords

    Lindahl equilibrium ; economic mechanism;

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    • D70 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - General
    • H41 - Public Economics - - Publicly Provided Goods - - - Public Goods

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