Min, Max, and Sum
AbstractThis paper provides characterization theorems for preferences. The main assumption is partial separability, where changing a common component of two vectors does not reverse strict preferences, but may turn strict preferences into indifference. We discuss applications of our results to social choice.
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Volume (Year): 106 (2002)
Issue (Month): 1 (September)
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- Segal, Uzi & Sobel, Joel, 2000. "Min, Max, and Sum," University of California at San Diego, Economics Working Paper Series qt8ms3g4t1, Department of Economics, UC San Diego.
- Uzi Segal & Joel Sobel, 2001. "Min, Max, and Sum," Boston College Working Papers in Economics 512, Boston College Department of Economics.
- C0 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - General
- D1 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior
- D6 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics
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