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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Daniel M Hausman
|ISBN:||9781107015432 110701543X 9781107695122 1107695120|
|Description:||xiv, 153 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||1. Preferences, comparative evaluations, ad reasons --
Part I. Preferences in Positive Economics: 2. Preference axioms and their implications; 3. Revealed-preference theory; 4. Preferences, decision theory, and consequentialism; 5. Game theory and consequentialism; 6. Constraints and counterpreferential choice --
Part II. Preferences, Welfare, and Normative Economics: 7. Preference satisfaction and welfare; 8. Preferences in welfare economics --
Part III. Psychology, Rational Evaluation, and Preference Formation: 9. The psychology of choice; 10. Constructing preferences; 11. Conclusions.
|Responsibility:||Daniel M. Hausman.|
'Daniel Hausman has given us a careful, thoughtful disposition on the nature of preferences, which lie at the heart of economics. We thereby learn the basis for what economists are practising when