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Brief proofs of Arrovian impossibility theorems

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  • Susumu Cato, 2010. "Brief proofs of Arrovian impossibility theorems," Social Choice and Welfare, Springer;The Society for Social Choice and Welfare, vol. 35(2), pages 267-284, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:sochwe:v:35:y:2010:i:2:p:267-284
    DOI: 10.1007/s00355-010-0440-2
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