How cardinal utility entered economic analysis during the Ordinal RevolutionLength: 31 pages
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KeywordsCardinal utility; Ordinal Revolution; Utility analysis; Utility measurement; Samuelson JEL Classification: B13; B21; B40; D11;
- B13 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought through 1925 - - - Neoclassical through 1925 (Austrian, Marshallian, Walrasian, Wicksellian)
- B21 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought since 1925 - - - Microeconomics
- B40 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Economic Methodology - - - General
- D11 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Consumer Economics: Theory
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