A survey of consistency properties in cooperative game theory

Theo Driessen

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The main purpose of this survey paper is to review the axiomatic characterizations of the Shapley value, the prekernel, the prenucleolus, and the core by means of a consistency property in terms of the reduced games. Whenever possible, new results and new proofs are addded.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)43-59
Number of pages17
JournalSIAM review
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1991


  • Cooperative game in characteristic function form
  • Reduced game
  • Shapley value
  • Prekernel
  • Prenucleolus
  • Core
  • Consistency


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