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Social choice theory

Social choice theory

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Published by E. Elgar Pub. Ltd. in Aldershot, Hants, England, Brookfield, Vt., USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social choice.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Charles K. Rowley.
    SeriesAn Elgar reference collection, The international library of critical writings in economics ;, 27
    ContributionsRowley, Charles Kershaw.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB846.8 .S63 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1736209M
    ISBN 101852781599
    LC Control Number92041251

    SOCIAL CHOICE THEORY is "concerned with relationships between individuals' preferences and social choice" (Fishburn (, p. 3)). But a great many problems fit this general description and they can be classified into types that are fundamen-tally different from each other. It . The essays in this volume, first published in , examine the philosophical foundations of social choice theory. This field, a modern and sophisticated outgrowth of welfare economics, is best known for a series of impossibility theorems, of which the first and most crucial was proved by Kenneth Arrow in That has often been taken to show the impossibility of democracy as a procedure for.

    This is a textbook introducing selected topics in formal social choice theory. Social choice theory studies group choices that are based on information about preferences of members of the group (voting rules being one important special case). This involves economics, which provides the method of modelling individual decision making; political. Welfare economics, and social choice theory, are disciplines that blend economics, ethics, political science, and mathematics. Topics in Welfare Economics and Social Choice Theory, 2 nd Edition, include models of economic exchange and production, uncertainty, optimality, public goods, social improvement criteria, life and death choices, majority voting, Arrow’s theorem, and theories of.

    This major reference collection presents in three volumes the key articles and papers on social choice theory. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. The book showed that the “impossibility theorems” in social choice theory—led by the pioneering work of Kenneth Arrow—do not negate the possibility of reasoned and democratic social choice. Sen’s ideas about social choice, welfare economics, inequality, poverty, and human rights have continued to evolve since the book’s first.


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This field, a modern and sophisticated outgrowth of welfare economics, is best known for a series of impossibility theorems, of which the first and most crucial was proved by Kenneth Arrow in Cited by: Welfare economics, and social choice theory, are disciplines that blend economics, ethics, political science, and mathematics.

Topics in Welfare Economics and Social Choice Theory, 2 nd Edition, include models of economic exchange and production, uncertainty, optimality, public goods, social improvement criteria, Cited by: This is a textbook introducing selected topics in formal social choice theory.

Social choice theory studies group choices that are based on information about preferences of members of the group (voting rules being one important special case). This involves economics, which provides the method of.

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Social choice theory evolved out of an effort to construct better tools for evaluation. Following Bergson () and Samuelson (), let us call any ranking of social states that depends on individual welfare a “social welfare function.” Normative principles can be regarded as constraints on acceptable social welfare functions.

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