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Status Equilibrium in Local Public Good Economies

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  • Nouweland, Anne van den

    (Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University,)

  • Wooders, Myrna

    (Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University and Department of Economics, University of Warwick)

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We define a concept of status equilibrium for local public good economies. A status equilibrium specifies one status index for each agent in an economy. These indices determine agents' cost shares in any possible jurisdiction. We provide an axiomatic characterization of status equilibrium using consistency properties.

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  • Nouweland, Anne van den & Wooders, Myrna, 2005. "Status Equilibrium in Local Public Good Economies," The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS) 733, University of Warwick, Department of Economics.
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    • H41 - Public Economics - - Publicly Provided Goods - - - Public Goods
    • D71 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Social Choice; Clubs; Committees; Associations
    • D51 - Microeconomics - - General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium - - - Exchange and Production Economies

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