EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

Bargaining with intertemporal maximin payoffs

Vincent Martinet, Pedro Gajardo, Michel De Lara and Héctor Ramírez Cabrera

No 2011-7, EconomiX Working Papers from University of Paris Nanterre, EconomiX

Abstract: We present a new class of dynamic bargaining problems, called "bargaining problems with intertemporal maximin payoffs," that may reflect sustainability problems having to encompass conflicting issues in the long-run. Each bargainer (or stake-holder) has a representative indicator, namely a function of the state and decisions, and aims at maximizing its minimal value over time. Bargaining on sustainability issues consists in defining the vector of stake-holder's payoffs. We are interested in defining the set of feasible outcomes of such problems. This set is interpreted as a support for a social choice of sustainability objectives. We introduce a MONDAI condition – Monotonicity of Dynamics And Indicators – consistent with many economic problems and, in particular, "environmental economic" sustainability issues. We characterize the set of feasible outcomes for problems satisfying these monotonicity properties, and the bargaining solutions under the axioms of Pareto efficiency and Independence of Irrelevant Alternatives. We also provide a "satisficing" common decision rule to achieve any given solution. We then examine the time-consistency of the solution under the axioms of Veto Power and Individual Rationality.

Keywords: bargaining theory; dynamics; maximin; monotonicity; feasibility set; sustainability (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 37 pages
Date: 2011
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-gth
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (1) Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
http://economix.fr/pdf/dt/2011/WP_EcoX_2011-07.pdf (application/pdf)

Related works:
Working Paper: Bargaining with Intertemporal Maximin Payoffs (2019) Downloads
Working Paper: Bargaining with Intertemporal Maximin Payoffs (2019) Downloads
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:drm:wpaper:2011-7

Access Statistics for this paper

More papers in EconomiX Working Papers from University of Paris Nanterre, EconomiX Contact information at EDIRC.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Valerie Mignon ().

 
Page updated 2020-09-15
Handle: RePEc:drm:wpaper:2011-7