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A Characterization of the average tree solution for tree games

  • Debasis Mishra


    (Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi)

  • Dolf Talman

    (Tilburg University)

For the class of tree games, a new solution called the average tree solution has been proposed recently. We provide a characterization of this solution. This characterization underlines an important difference, in terms of symmetric treatment of the agents, between the average tree solution and the Myerson value for the class of tree games.

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Paper provided by Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, India in its series Indian Statistical Institute, Planning Unit, New Delhi Discussion Papers with number 09-08.

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Length: 8 pages
Date of creation: Dec 2009
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Handle: RePEc:ind:isipdp:09-08
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