Domain Conditions in Social Choice Theory

Domain Conditions in Social Choice Theory

by Wulf Gaertner
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521028744

ISBN-13: 9780521028745

Pub. Date: 11/02/2006

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Offering the most comprehensive and up-to-date survey of current research in an important area of social choice theory, Wulf Gaertner's monograph provides an essential reference for economists and political scientists. In the interests of accessibilty and readability, extensive formal proofs to theorems are not included in the text but are carefully referenced,

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Offering the most comprehensive and up-to-date survey of current research in an important area of social choice theory, Wulf Gaertner's monograph provides an essential reference for economists and political scientists. In the interests of accessibilty and readability, extensive formal proofs to theorems are not included in the text but are carefully referenced, allowing interested readers to pursue them independently. Though written in a formal style, the mathematical level of the book is designed to be appropriate for graduate students with a basic training in mathematics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521028745
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/02/2006
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

Preface and acknowledgements; 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; 8. References; Indexes.

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