Groupe d’études et de recherche en analyse des décisions


Characteristic Functions, Coalitions Stability and Free-riding in a Game of Pollution Control

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We consider a set of countries that wish to sign an international agreement to control pollution. The problem is studied from the perspective of cooperative games and three possible definitions of the characteristic function of the game are analyzed. We further address the issue of free-riding and stability of coalitions.

, 19 pages