Characterization of additive cost sharing methods

Moulin, H. and Vohra, R. (2003) Characterization of additive cost sharing methods. Economics Letters, 80(3), pp. 399-407. (doi:10.1016/S0165-1765(03)00113-7)

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Abstract

The set of additive cost sharing methods when individual demands are integer valued and cost shares are non negative is characterized by its extreme points and by a network flow representation. The extreme methods allocate costs incrementally along a chain of demand vectors independent of the cost function. The result generalizes Wang’s characterization in that we do not assume the Dummy axiom.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Moulin, Professor Herve
Authors: Moulin, H., and Vohra, R.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > Adam Smith Business School > Economics
Journal Name:Economics Letters
ISSN:0165-1765
ISSN (Online):1873-7374

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