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Refining the Information Function Method: Instrument and Application

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  • Dan Qin

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    (Waseda University, Graduate School of Economics, Tokyo, Japan)

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Information function method is a powerful tool for analyzing the information requirements of social welfare functions. However, the original information function provides only a coarse description of information structure. In this article, we propose a refinement of this method by changing the range of the information function. We also analyze the role of partially relevant information in preference aggregation through an application of the refined version of the information function method.

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Article provided by Charles University Prague, Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute of Economic Studies in its journal Czech Economic Review.

Volume (Year): 8 (2014)
Issue (Month): 2 (October)
Pages: 84-101

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Handle: RePEc:fau:aucocz:au2014_084
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