The article ‘How to be Fairer‘, jointly authored with Stefan Wintein, is now published by Synthese.
We confront the philosophical literature on fair division problems with axiomatic and game-theoretic work in economics. Firstly, we show that the proportionality method advocated in Curtis (in Analysis 74:417–57, 2014) is not implied by a general principle of fairness, and that the proportional rule cannot be explicated axiomatically from that very principle. Secondly, we suggest that … Read more
The 2015 OZSW conference took place at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in December 2015. We gave a talk on “How to be Fairer”.