Domain conditions in social choice theory / Wulf Gaertner.

"Wulf Gaertner provides a comprehensive account of an important and complex issue within social choice theory: how to establish a social welfare function while restricting the spectrum of individual preferences in a sensible way. Gaertner's starting point is K.J. Arrow's famous '...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Gaertner, Wulf.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1.
  • Introduction
  • 2.
  • Notation, definitions, and two fundamental theorems
  • 3.
  • The existence of collective choice rules under exclusion conditions for finite sets of discrete alternatives
  • 4.
  • Arrovian social welfare functions, nonmanipulable voting procedures and stable group decision functions
  • 5.
  • Restrictions on the distribution of individuals' preferences
  • 6.
  • The existence of social choice rules in n-dimensional continuous space
  • 7.
  • Concluding remarks.