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The Possibility of Social Choice

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  • Amartya Sen, 1999. "The Possibility of Social Choice," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 89(3), pages 349-378, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:aea:aecrev:v:89:y:1999:i:3:p:349-378
    Note: DOI: 10.1257/aer.89.3.349
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    • D71 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Social Choice; Clubs; Committees; Associations
    • B21 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought since 1925 - - - Microeconomics

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