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What Is a Commody? Two Axiomatic Anwers

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  • SPRUMONT, Yves

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We identify conditions under which preferences over sets of consumption opportunities can be reduced to preferences over bundles of "commodities". We distinguish ordinal bundles, whose coordinates are defined up to monotone transformations, from cardinal bundles, whose coordinates are defined up to positive linear transformations only.

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Paper provided by Universite de Montreal, Departement de sciences economiques in its series Cahiers de recherche with number 2001-03.

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Length: 8 pages
Date of creation: 2001
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Handle: RePEc:mtl:montde:2001-03

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Keywords: commodity; eference; ordinal measure; cardinal measure;

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