Journal Of The Econometric Society

An International Society for the Advancement of Economic
Theory in its Relation to Statistics and Mathematics

Edited by: Guido W. Imbens • Print ISSN: 0012-9682 • Online ISSN: 1468-0262

Econometrica: May, 1972, Volume 40, Issue 3

A Remark on the Core of an Atomless Economy<579:AROTCO>2.0.CO;2-F
p. 579-580

David Schmeidler

In an atomless economy any allocation that is not blocked by "small" coalitions is in the core. Hence, in such an economy, a competitive equilibrium is characterized by the blocking power of part of the coalitions which excludes all "big" coalitions.

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