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Rational choice and social welfare : theory and applications

Author: Prasanta K Pattanaik; et al
Publisher: Berlin ; London : Springer, 2008.
Series: Studies in choice and welfare.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This volume explores various issues relating to theories of rational choice and social welfare and their applications. The topics include resource allocation problems, population ethics, game theory,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Prasanta K Pattanaik; et al
ISBN: 3540798315 9783540798316
OCLC Number: 254624190
Description: 1 v. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Arrovian Social Choice Theory and its Developments.- Limited Rights as Partial Veto and Sen's Impossibility Theorem.- Harmless Homotopic Dictators.- Remarks on Population Ethics.- On Non-Welfarist Social Ordering Functions.- Social Choice and Fair Allocations.- Monotonicity and Solidarity Axioms in Economics and Game Theory.- To Envy or To Be Envied? Refinements of the Envy Test for the Compensation Problem.- Choice-Consistent Resolutions of the Efficiency-Equity Trade-Off.- Characterization of the Maximin Choice Function in a Simple Dynamic Economy.- Rational Choice, Individual Welfare, and Games.- Suzumura Consistency.- On the Microtheoretic Foundations of Cagan's Demand for Money Function.- Hicksian Surplus Measures of Individual Welfare Change When There is Price and Income Uncertainty.- Beyond Normal Form Invariance: First Mover Advantage in Two-Stage Games with or without Predictable Cheap Talk.- Social Welfare and the Measurement of Unemployment and Diversity.- Unemployment and Vulnerability: A Class of Distribution Sensitive Measures, its Axiomatic Properties, and Applications.- Ordinal Distance, Dominance, and the Measurement of Diversity.- Erratum.
Series Title: Studies in choice and welfare.
Responsibility: edited by Prasanta K. Pattanaik ... [et al.].
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