On properties of division rules lifted by bilateral consistency
Toru Hokari and
No 536, RCER Working Papers from University of Rochester - Center for Economic Research (RCER)
We consider the problem of adjudicating conflicting claims in the context of a variable population. A property of rules is "lifted" if whenever a rule satisfies it in the two-claimant case, and the rule is bilaterally consistent, it satisfies it for any number of claimants. We identify a number of properties that are lifted, such as equal treatment of equals, resource monotonicity, composition down and composition up, and show that continuity, anonymity and self-duality are not lifted. However, each of these three properties is lifted if the rule is resource monotonic.
Keywords: claims problems; consistency; lifting; constrained equal awards rule; constrained equal losses rule (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C79 D63 D74 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 24 pages
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-gth
References: Add references at CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (2) Track citations by RSS feed
Downloads: (external link)
http://rcer.econ.rochester.edu/RCERPAPERS/rcer_536.pdf full text (application/pdf)
Journal Article: On properties of division rules lifted by bilateral consistency (2008)
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:roc:rocher:536
Access Statistics for this paper
More papers in RCER Working Papers from University of Rochester - Center for Economic Research (RCER) University of Rochester, Center for Economic Research, Department of Economics, Harkness 231 Rochester, New York 14627 U.S.A.. Contact information at EDIRC.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Richard DiSalvo ().