Studies in Choice and Welfare

Rational Choice and Social Welfare

Theory and Applications

Editors: Pattanaik, P.K., Tadenuma, K., Xu, Y., Yoshihara, N. (Eds.)

  • Presents frontier research on theories of rational choice and social welfare
  • Includes applications to resource allocations; population ethics; demand for money; individual rights; measuring vulnerability, diversity, and changes in individual welfare
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The papers in this volume explore various issues relating to theories of rational choice and social welfare and their applications. The topics include resource allocation problems, population ethics, rationalizability of choice functions and demand functions for money, game theory, individual rights, and measurements of vulnerability, diversity, and changes in individual welfare. Researchers and advanced graduate students who want to learn more about such topics will find the book very useful.

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  • Limited Rights as Partial Veto and Sen’s Impossibility Theorem

    Salles, Maurice

    Pages 11-23

  • Harmless Homotopic Dictators

    Baigent, Nicholas

    Pages 25-33

  • Remarks on Population Ethics

    Shinotsuka, Tomoichi

    Pages 35-41

  • On Non-Welfarist Social Ordering Functions

    Yoshihara, Naoki

    Pages 43-67

  • Monotonicity and Solidarity Axioms in Economics and Game Theory

    Sprumont, Yves

    Pages 71-94

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Rational Choice and Social Welfare
Book Subtitle
Theory and Applications
Editors
  • Prasanta K. Pattanaik
  • Koichi Tadenuma
  • Yongsheng Xu
  • Naoki Yoshihara
Series Title
Studies in Choice and Welfare
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-79832-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-540-79832-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-79831-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-09856-7
Series ISSN
1614-0311
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 272
Number of Illustrations and Tables
18 b/w illustrations
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