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Efficiency and Consistency for Locating Multiple Public Facilities

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  • Biung-Ghi Ju

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In the problem of locating multiple public facilities studied by Barbera and Bevia [2, 3], we offer simple necessary and sufficient conditions for efficiency, decentralizability of efficient decisions in a game of community division and local public goods provision, and a constructive algorithm for efficient and consistent decisions.

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  • Biung-Ghi Ju, 2007. "Efficiency and Consistency for Locating Multiple Public Facilities," Discussion Paper Series 0716, Institute of Economic Research, Korea University.
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    Keywords

    Efficiency; Consistency; Self-selection consistency; No-envy; Local stability; Diversity; Strong Nash equilibrium; Community division; Location;
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    JEL classification:

    • H40 - Public Economics - - Publicly Provided Goods - - - General
    • D60 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - General
    • D70 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - General
    • D71 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Social Choice; Clubs; Committees; Associations

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