The Efficiency of Fair Division with Connected Pieces

@article{Aumann2010TheEO,
  title={The Efficiency of Fair Division with Connected Pieces},
  author={Yonatan Aumann and Yair Dombb},
  journal={ACM Trans. Economics and Comput.},
  year={2010},
  volume={3},
  pages={23:1-23:16}
}
The cake-cutting setting, in which a single heterogeneous good must be divided between multiple parties with different tastes, is a classic model for studying questions regarding fairness in resource allocation. In this work, we turn our attention to (economic) efficiency considerations in cake cutting, examining the possible trade-offs between meeting the fairness criteria, on the one hand, and maximizing social welfare, on the other. We focus on divisions that give each agent a single… CONTINUE READING
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