An algorithm for identifying fair and optimal allocations

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Abstract

The concept of a fair and optimal allocation was recently introduced by Sun and Yang [Sun, N., Yang, Z., 2003. A general strategy proof fair allocation mechanism. Economics Letters 81, 73-79]. This note states some basic properties of fair and optimal allocations and provides a simple algorithm for identifying them. (C) 2007 Elsevier B.V. All fights reserved.

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  • Economics

Keywords

  • algorithm, indivisible objects, fairness
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)337-342
JournalEconomics Letters
Volume96
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes