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On the Axiomatic Ranking of Opportunity Sets in a Logical framework


  • Ruvin Gekker

    () (Department of Economics, National University of Ireland, Galway)


The paper presents an axiomatic analysis of opportunity ranking within a logical framework. It establishes that any opportunity or freedom ranking is completely determined by a subjacent logical chain that is interpreted as a freedom standard. However, a preferential interpretation of the chain is also possible and it leads to the results similar to those already obtained by Nehring and Puppe (1999).

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  • Ruvin Gekker, 2000. "On the Axiomatic Ranking of Opportunity Sets in a Logical framework," Working Papers 0044, National University of Ireland Galway, Department of Economics, revised 2000.
  • Handle: RePEc:nig:wpaper:0044

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    • D71 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Social Choice; Clubs; Committees; Associations


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