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Social Choice and Welfare

Social Choice and Welfare

Managing Editors: B. Dutta; M. Fleurbaey; E.M. Penn; C. Puppe

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

Journal no. 355

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Managing Editors

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

Elizabeth Maggie Penn
Department of Political Sciences
The University of Chicago
Pick Hall 322A
5828 S. University Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637, USA

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

Advisory Editors

David Austen-Smith, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
Charles Blackorby, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
John Ferejohn, New York University, NY, USA
Peter C. Fishburn, AT&T Shannon Laboratory, Florham Park, NJ, USA
Wulf Gaertner, Osnabrück University, Germany
Peter J. Hammond, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
Jerry S. Kelly, Syracuse University, NY, USA
Serge-Christophe Kolm, EHESS, Paris, France
Eric S. Maskin, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
Hervé Moulin, University of Glasgow, UK
Prasanta K. Pattanaik, University of California, Riverside, CA, USA
Donald G. Saari, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
Maurice Salles, Université de Caen/Basse-Normandie, France
Amartya Sen, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
Kotaro Suzumura, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
John A. Weymark, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA


Geir Asheim, University of Oslo, Norway
Miguel Angel Ballester, University of Oxford, UK
Salvador Barberà, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Walter Bossert, Université de Montréal, Canada
Yann Bramoullé, GREQAM, Marseille, France
Felix Brandt, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany 
Satya R. Chakravarty, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India
Christopher P. Chambers, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
Youngsub Chun, Seoul National University, Korea
Claude d'Aspremont, CORE, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Philippe De Donder, Toulouse School of Economics, Toulouse, France
Franz Dietrich, Paris School of Economics and CNRS, Paris, France
Lars Ehlers, Université de Montréal, Canada
Hülya Eraslan, Rice University, Houston, USA
Simon Gächter, The University of Nottingham, UK
Hans Gersbach, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Ori Heffetz, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
Olof Johansson Stenman, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Bettina Klaus, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Hideo Konishi, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, USA
Dan Kovenock, Chapman University, Orange, CA, USA
Jérôme Lang, Université Paris-Dauphine, France
Jean-Francois Laslier, Paris School of Economics, France
Michel Le Breton, Toulouse School of Economics, France
Dominique Lepelley, CEMOI, Université de la Réunion, France
Ben Lockwood, University of Warwick, UK
François Maniquet, Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
Thierry Marchant, Ghent University, Belgium
Cesar Martinelli, George Mason University, VA, Fairfax, USA
David Masclet, Université de Rennes 1, France
Jordi Masso, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Debasis Mishra, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, India
Szilvia Pápai, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
Hans Peters, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
Mattias K. Polborn, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
John E. Roemer, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
Tatsujoshi Saijo, Osaka University, Japan
M. Remzi Sanver, CNRS and Université Paris Dauphine, France
Eric Schokkaert, Université Catholique de Louvain & KU Leuven, Belgium
Arunava Sen, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, India
Koichi Tadenuma, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Japan
William Thomson, University of Rochester, NY, USA
Bertil Tungodden, NHH, Bergen, Norway
Peter Vallentyne, University of Missouri-Columbia, MO, USA
Vincent Vannetelbosch, Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
Matthew Weinzierl, Harvard Business School, Boston, MA, USA
Yongsheng Xu, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA
Buhong Zheng, University of Colorado at Denver, CO, USA
Stéphane Zuber, Paris School of Economics and CNRS, Paris, France

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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, computational social choice, judgement aggregation, market design, behavioral welfare economics, subjective well-being studies 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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