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Social Choice and Welfare

, Volume 19, Issue 1, pp 127–154 | Cite as

Choice correspondences for public goods

  • Bettina Klaus
  • Ton Storcken

Abstract.

We consider collective choice problems where a group of agents has to decide on the location of a public facility in a Euclidean space. A well-known solution for such problems is the coordinatewise median of the reported votes and additional fixed ballots. Instead of adding ballots, we extend the median solution by allowing set-valued outcomes. This especially applies for location problems with an even number of agents.

Keywords

Public Good Euclidean Space Location Problem Public Facility Choice Problem 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bettina Klaus
    • 1
  • Ton Storcken
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Department of Economics, 340 College of Business Administration, Lincoln, NE 68588-0489, USA (e-mail: bklaus1@unl.edu)US
  2. 2.Maastricht University, Department of Quantitative Economics, P.O. Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands (e-mail: t.storcken@ke.unimaas.nl)NL

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