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Transferable Utility Games with Uncertainty

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  • Helga Habis

    () (Institute of Economics - Hungarian Academy of Sciences)

  • P. Jean-Jacques Herings

    () (Department of Economics, Universiteit Maastricht)

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We introduce the concept of a TUU-game, a transferable utility game with uncertainty. In a TUU-game there is uncertainty regarding the payoffs of coalitions. One out of a finite number of states of nature materializes and conditional on the state, the players are involved in a particular transferable utility game. We consider the case without ex ante commitment possibilities and propose the Weak Sequential Core as a solution concept. We characterize the Weak Sequential Core and show that it is non-empty if all ex post TUgames are convex.

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  • Helga Habis & P. Jean-Jacques Herings, 2011. "Transferable Utility Games with Uncertainty," IEHAS Discussion Papers 1120, Institute of Economics, Centre for Economic and Regional Studies, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
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    Keywords

    transferable utility games; uncertainty; Weak Sequential Core;

    JEL classification:

    • C71 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Cooperative Games
    • C73 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Stochastic and Dynamic Games; Evolutionary Games

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