Social Choice and Welfare

, Volume 32, Issue 1, pp 1–13 | Cite as

Networks and outside options

  • André CasajusEmail author
Original Paper


We introduce and characterize a component efficient value for TU games with a cooperation structure which in contrast to the Myerson (Math Oper Res 2:225–229, 1977) value accounts for outside options. It is based on the idea that the distribution of the worth within a component should be consistent with some connected graph which reflects the outside options of the component’s players.


Nash Equilibrium Connected Graph Coalition Structure Complete Network Cooperation Structure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät, Professur für MikroökonomikUniversität LeipzigLeipzigGermany

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