Consistent bilateral assignment

Moulin, H. (2017) Consistent bilateral assignment. Mathematical Social Sciences, 90, pp. 43-55. (doi: 10.1016/j.mathsocsci.2016.09.004)

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In the bilateral assignment problem, source a holds the amount ra of resource of type a, while sink i must receive the total amount xi of the various resources. We look for assignment rules meeting the powerful separability property known as Consistency: “every subassignment of a fair assignment is fair”. They are essentially those rules selecting the feasible flow minimizing the sum ∑i,aW(yia), where W is smooth and strictly convex.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Moulin, Professor Herve
Authors: Moulin, H.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > Adam Smith Business School > Economics
Journal Name:Mathematical Social Sciences
ISSN (Online):1879-3118
Published Online:28 September 2016
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2016 Elsevier B.V.
First Published:First published in Mathematical Social Sciences 90:43-55
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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