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The Nonemptiness of the f-core of a Game without Side Payments

Mamoru Kaneko (Virginia Polytechnic Instituteand State University, Blacksburg)


Myrna Wooders (University of Toronto)


We prove the nonemptiness of the core of a continuum game without sidepayments where only small coalitions - ones bounded in absolute size offinite cardinality - are permitted. This result covers assignments games with a continuum of players and includes combinations of several assignments games, such as housing and automobile markets

International Journal of Game Theory (1996) 25:245-258

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