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Simple mechanisms and preferences for honesty

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  • Navin Kartik

    (Columbia University [New York])

  • Olivier Tercieux

    (PSE - Paris-Jourdan Sciences Economiques - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - ENPC - École des Ponts ParisTech - EHESS - École des hautes études en sciences sociales - INRA - Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique - ENS Paris - École normale supérieure - Paris, PSE - Paris School of Economics)

  • Richard Holden

    (University of New South Wales [Sydney])

We consider full implementation in complete-information environments when agents have an arbitrarily small preference for honesty. We offer a condition called separable punishment and show that when it holds and there are at least two agents, any social choice function can be implemented by a simple mechanism in two rounds of iterated deletion of strictly dominated strategies.

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Date of creation: Jan 2014
Publication status: Published in Games and Economic Behavior, Elsevier, 2014, 83, pp.284-290. 〈10.1016/j.geb.2013.11.011〉
Handle: RePEc:hal:pseose:halshs-00943301
DOI: 10.1016/j.geb.2013.11.011
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