Continuity of Preference Relations for Separable Topologies
A preference relation is shown to be continuous with respect to some separable topology, if and only if the preference r elation is embeddable in the Cartesian product of the reals with the set "0,1- endowed with the lexicographic ordering. This result is use d as the starting point to obtain alternative proofs for some represe ntation theorems of consumer theory. Copyright 1988 by Economics Department of the University of Pennsylvania and the Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association.
Volume (Year): 29 (1988)
Issue (Month): 1 (February)
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