Implementation and Partial Provability 1

  title={Implementation and Partial Provability 1},
  author={Elchanan Ben-Porath and Barton L. Lipman},
We extend implementation theory by allowing the social choice function to depend on more than just the profile of preferences of the agents and by allowing agents to support their statements with hard evidence. We show that a simple condition on the evidence structure which is necessary for the implementation of a social choice function f when the preferences of the agents are state independent is also sufficient for implementation for any preferences (including state dependent) if the social… CONTINUE READING

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