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The \(a\)-serial cost sharing rule

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A new family of cost sharing rules for cost sharing problems is proposed. This family generalizes the family of \(\alpha \)-serial cost sharing rules (Albizuri in Math Soc Sci 60:24–29, 2010) which contains the serial cost sharing rule (Moulin and Shenker in Econometrica 60:1009–1037, 1992) among others. Every rule of the family is characterized by means of two properties.

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We wish to thank the referees and the editor for their comments and suggestions which substantially improved a previous version of the document. This research received financial support from the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness through Projects ECO2012-33618 and MTM2011-27731-02.

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Albizuri, M.J., Álvarez-Mozos, M. The \(a\)-serial cost sharing rule. Cent Eur J Oper Res 24, 73–86 (2016).

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