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Top-Cycle Rationalizability


  • SPRUMONT, Yves
  • EHLERS, Lars


We identify necessary and sufficient conditions for the choice set from every subset A of a (finite) universal set X to coincide with the top cycle in A of some fixed tournament on X.

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  • SPRUMONT, Yves & EHLERS, Lars, 2005. "Top-Cycle Rationalizability," Cahiers de recherche 2005-20, Universite de Montreal, Departement de sciences economiques.
  • Handle: RePEc:mtl:montde:2005-20

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