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Social Choice and Welfare

Social Choice and Welfare

Managing Editors: J. Duggan; B. Dutta; M. Fleurbaey; C. Puppe

ISSN: 0176-1714 (print version)
ISSN: 1432-217X (electronic version)

Journal no. 355

Managing Editors

John Duggan
Wallis Institute of Political Economy
Harkness Hall, Box 027-0158
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY 14627-0158, USA

Bhaskar Dutta 
Department of Economics
University of Warwick
Coventry CV4 7AL, UK

Marc Fleurbaey  (Coordinating Editor)
Woodrow Wilson School
Wallace Hall
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA

Clemens Puppe 
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Institute of Economic Theory and Statistics
76128 Karlsruhe, Germany

Advisory Editors

K.J. Arrow, Stanford University, CA, USA
D. Austen-Smith, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
C. Blackorby, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
J. Ferejohn, Stanford University, CA, USA
P.C. Fishburn, AT&T Shannon Laboratory, Florham Park, NJ, USA
W. Gaertner, Universität Osnabrück, Germany
P.J. Hammond, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
J.S. Kelly, Syracuse University, NY, USA
S.-C. Kolm, EHESS, Paris, France
E.S. Maskin, Harward University, Cambridge, MA, USA
H. Moulin, Rice University, Houston, TX, USA
P.K. Pattanaik, University of California, Riverside, CA, USA
D.G. Saari, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
M. Salles, Université de Caen/Basse-Normandie, France
R. Selten, University of Bonn, Germany
A.K. Sen, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
P. Suppes, Stanford University, CA, USA
K. Suzumura, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
J.A. Weymark, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA


G. Asheim, University of Oslo, Norway
S. Barberà, Universidad Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
K. Basu, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA and Delhi School of Economics, India
W. Bossert, Université de Montréal, Canada
F. Brandt, Technical University of Munich, Germany 
C. Brett, Mount Allison University, Canada
S. Chakravarty, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India
C.P. Chambers, University of California, San Diego, USA
Y. Chun, Seoul National University, Korea
C. d'Aspremont, CORE, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgique
F. Dietrich, Université Paris-Descartes, France
L. Ehlers, Université de Montréal, Canada
H. Eraslan, Rice University, Houston, USA
M. Fey, University of Rochester, NY, USA
S. Gächter, The University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
O. Heffetz, Cornell University, NY, USA
M. Jackson, Stanford University, CA, USA
O. Johansson Stenman, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
B. Klaus, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
H. Konishi, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, USA
D. Kovenock, Chapman University, Orange, CA, USA
J.-F. Laslier, Paris School of Economics, Paris, France
M. Le Breton, Université de Toulouse 1, France
D. Lepelley, Université de la Réunion, France
T. Marchant, Ghent University, Belgium
C. Martinelli, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, México
J. Masso, Universitat Autònoma i d'Història Econòmica, Bellaterra, Spain
S. Pápai, Concordia University, Montréal, Canada
E.M. Penn, Washington University in St. Louis, MO, USA
H. Peters, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
M.K. Polborn, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, USA
J.E. Roemer, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
T. Saijo, Osaka University, Japan
R. Sanver, Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey
E. Schokkaert, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
A. Sen, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, India
F. Squintani, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
K. Tadenuma, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Japan
W. Thomson, University of Rochester, NY, USA
B. Tungodden, NHH, Bergen, Norway
P. Vallentyne, University of Missouri-Columbia, MO, USA
Y. Xu, Georgia State University, Atlanta, USA
B. Zheng, University of Colorado at Denver, USA



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    Social Choice and Welfare explores all aspects, both normative and positive, of welfare economics, collective choice, and strategic interaction. Topics include but are not limited to: preference aggregation, welfare criteria, fairness, justice and equity, rights, inequality and poverty measurement, voting and elections, political games, coalition formation, public goods, mechanism design, networks, matching, optimal taxation, cost-benefit analysis, and experimental investigations related to social choice and voting. As such, the journal is inter-disciplinary and cuts across the boundaries of economics, political science, philosophy, and mathematics. Articles on choice and order theory that include results that can be applied to the above topics are also included in the journal. While it emphasizes theory, the journal also publishes empirical work in the subject area reflecting cross-fertilizing between theoretical and empirical research. Readers will find original research articles, surveys, and book reviews.

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