Review of Economic Design

, Volume 8, Issue 2, pp 205–215 (2003) | Cite as

Manipulation via merging and splitting in claims problems

Original Paper

Abstract.

In claims problems, we study coalitional manipulations via claims merging and splitting. We characterize (division) rules that are non-manipulable via (pairwise) splitting and that also satisfy standard axioms of equal treatment of equals, consistency, and continuity. And we obtain a similar result for non-manipulability via (pairwise) merging.

Keywords:

Claims problem non-manipulability via pairwise splitting non-manipulability via pairwise merging 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin/Heidelberg 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of EconomicsUniversity of KansasLawrenceUSA

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