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Envy-Freeness and Implementation in Large Economies

  • Matthew O. Jackson

    (California Institute of Technology)

  • Ilan Kremer

    (Stanford University)

We show that an asymptotic envy-freeness is a necessary condition for a form of robust approximate implementation in large economies.

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Date of creation: 28 Mar 2003
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Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpmi:0303008
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