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Graph value for cooperative games

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Department of Mathematics, London School of Economics and Political Science
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  • Hb Economic Theory
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  • Mathematics

Abstract

We suppose that players in a cooperative game are located within a graph structure, such as a social network or supply route, that limits coalition formation to coalitions along connected paths within the graph. This leads to a generalisation of the Shapley value that is studied here from an axiomatic perspective. The resulting ‘graph value’ is endogenously asymmetric, with the automorphism group of the graph playing a crucial role in determining the relative values of players.

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