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Handbook of Social Choice and Welfare

  • 1st Edition, Volume 2 - September 10, 2010
  • Editors: Kenneth J. Arrow, A. Sen, Kotaro Suzumura
  • Language: English
  • Hardback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 4 - 5 0 8 9 4 - 2
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 0 8 - 0 9 2 9 8 2 - 8

This second part of a two-volume set continues to describe economists' efforts to quantify the social decisions people necessarily make and the philosophies that those choices… Read more

Handbook of Social Choice and Welfare

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This second part of a two-volume set continues to describe economists' efforts to quantify the social decisions people necessarily make and the philosophies that those choices define. Contributors draw on lessons from philosophy, history, and other disciplines, but they ultimately use editor Kenneth Arrow's seminal work on social choice as a jumping-off point for discussing ways to incentivize, punish, and distribute goods.