Econometrica: Sep 1979, Volume 47, Issue 5

Groves' Scheme on Restricted Domains

https://doi.org/0012-9682(197909)47:5<1137:GSORD>2.0.CO;2-D
p. 1137-1144

Bengt Holmstrom

It is proved that Groves' scheme is unique on restricted domains which are smoothly connected, in particular convex domains. This generalizes earlier uniqueness results by Green and Laffont and Walker. An example shows that uniqueness may be lost if the domain is not smoothly connected.

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