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Strategy-Proof Rules for an Excludable Public Good

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  • Kazuhiko Hashimoto

    () (JSPS Research Fellow, Kobe University)

  • Hiroki Saitoh

    () (Faculty of Economics, Kyoto Gakuen University)

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We consider a mechanism design problem for the provision of a binary excludable public good. We characterize the augmented serial rules [Ohseto (2005)] by strategy-proofness, envy-freeness, and access independence. This result is the positive answer to the first question left by Ohseto (2005). We also show that there exists a rule satisfying strategy-proofness, symmetry, access independence, and nonbossiness, other than the augmented serial rules. This result is the negative answer to the second question left by Ohseto (2005).

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  • Kazuhiko Hashimoto & Hiroki Saitoh, 2011. "Strategy-Proof Rules for an Excludable Public Good," Discussion Papers 1118, Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University.
  • Handle: RePEc:koe:wpaper:1118
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    1. Kazuhiko Hashimoto & Kohei Shiozawa, 2018. "Strategy-Proofness and Efficiency of Probabilistic Mechanisms for Excludable Public Good," Working Papers e118, Tokyo Center for Economic Research.
    2. Mackenzie, Andrew & Trudeau, Christian, 2018. "Club good mechanisms: from free-riders to citizen-shareholders, from impossibility to characterization," Research Memorandum 012, Maastricht University, Graduate School of Business and Economics (GSBE).
    3. Andrew Mackenzie & Christian Trudeau, 2019. "On Mechanisms for Costly Inclusion," Working Papers 1901, University of Windsor, Department of Economics.
    4. Hashimoto, Kazuhiko & Saitoh, Hiroki, 2015. "Strategy-proof cost sharing under increasing returns: Improvement of the supremal welfare loss," Games and Economic Behavior, Elsevier, vol. 89(C), pages 101-121.

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