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Axioms of Cooperative Decision Making
     

Axioms of Cooperative Decision Making

by Hervi Moulin, Moulin Hervi
 

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ISBN-10: 0521424585

ISBN-13: 9780521424585

Pub. Date: 08/28/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Problems of fair division, equitable cost-sharing, division of a joint benefit, or the choice of a truly democratic voting rule are familiar subjects of dispute in technologically advanced democracies. This book provides a comprehensive and unified presentation of these technically heterogeneous subjects that are linked by common axioms.

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Problems of fair division, equitable cost-sharing, division of a joint benefit, or the choice of a truly democratic voting rule are familiar subjects of dispute in technologically advanced democracies. This book provides a comprehensive and unified presentation of these technically heterogeneous subjects that are linked by common axioms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521424585
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2004
Series:
Econometric Society Monographs Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
348
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Amartya Sen; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Overview; Part I. Welfarism: 1. Egalitarianism versus utilitarianism; 2. Social welfare orderings; 3. Axiomatic bargaining; 4. Cost-sharing schemes and the core; 5. Values of cooperative games; Part III. Public decision mechanisms: 6. Equal versus proportional sharing; 7. Regulated monopoly; 8. Strategyproof mechanisms; 9. Majority voting and scoring methods; 10. Strategyproofness and core stability; 11. Aggregation of preferences; Bibliography; Indexes.

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