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Characterization of Pareto Dominance

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  • Voorneveld, Mark

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The Pareto dominance relation is shown to be the unique nontrivial partial order on the set of finite-dimensional real vectors satisfying a number of intuitive properties.

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  • Voorneveld, Mark, 2002. "Characterization of Pareto Dominance," SSE/EFI Working Paper Series in Economics and Finance 487, Stockholm School of Economics.
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    Keywords

    Pareto dominance; characterization;

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    • D60 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - General
    • D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
    • D71 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Social Choice; Clubs; Committees; Associations

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