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Aggregation of coarse preferences

  • Hervé Crès

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    (HEC School of Management, 78351 Jouy-en-Josas, France)

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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Volume (Year): 18 (2001)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
Pages: 507-525

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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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