Social Choice and Welfare

, Volume 18, Issue 4, pp 655–708

A crash course in implementation theory

  • Matthew O. Jackson

DOI: 10.1007/s003550100152

Cite this article as:
Jackson, M. Soc Choice Welfare (2001) 18: 655. doi:10.1007/s003550100152


This paper is meant to familiarize the audience with some of the fundamental results in the theory of implementation and provide a quick progression to some open questions in the literature.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Matthew O. Jackson
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  1. 1.Humanities and Social Sciences 228-77, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA (e-mail:

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