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A Full Characterization of Nash Implementation with Strategy Space Reduction

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  • Lombardi, Michele
  • Yoshihara, Naoki
  • 吉原, 直毅
  • ヨシハラ, ナオキ

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Noting that a full characterization of Nash-implementation is given using a canonical-mechanism and Maskin's theorem (Maskin, 1999) is shown using a mechanism with Saijo's type of strategy space reduction (Saijo, 1988), this paper fully characterizes the class of Nashimplementable social choice correspondences (SCCs) by mechanisms with the strategy space reduction, which is further shown to be equivalent to the class of Nash-implementable SCCs.

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  • Lombardi, Michele & Yoshihara, Naoki & 吉原, 直毅 & ヨシハラ, ナオキ, 2010. "A Full Characterization of Nash Implementation with Strategy Space Reduction," Discussion Paper Series a538, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University.
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    Nash implementation; strategy space reduction; s-mechanisms; Condition μs;
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    • C72 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Noncooperative Games
    • D71 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Social Choice; Clubs; Committees; Associations
    • D82 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Asymmetric and Private Information; Mechanism Design

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