Subgame perfect implementation of the deserving winner of a competition with natural mechanisms

@article{Amors2016SubgamePI,
  title={Subgame perfect implementation of the deserving winner of a competition with natural mechanisms},
  author={Pablo Amor{\'o}s},
  journal={Mathematical Social Sciences},
  year={2016},
  volume={83},
  pages={44-57}
}
A jury has to decide the winner of a competition among a group of contestants. All members of the jury know who the deserving winner is, but this contestant is unknown to the planner. The social optimum is that the jury select the deserving winner. Each individual juror may be biased in favor (friend) or against (enemy) some contestant, and therefore her goal does not necessarily coincide with the social objective. We analyze the problem of designing extensive form mechanisms that give the… CONTINUE READING
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