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Aggregation of coarse preferences

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  • Hervé Crès

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We consider weak preference orderings over a set An of n alternatives. An individual preference is of refinement \ell\leqn if it first partitions An into \ell subsets of `tied' alternatives, and then ranks these subsets within a linear ordering. When \ell

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  • Hervé Crès, 2001. "Aggregation of coarse preferences," Social Choice and Welfare, Springer;The Society for Social Choice and Welfare, vol. 18(3), pages 507-525.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:sochwe:v:18:y:2001:i:3:p:507-525
    Note: Received: 29 June 1999/Accepted: 25 February 2000
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    • C50 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - General
    • D90 - Microeconomics - - Micro-Based Behavioral Economics - - - General

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