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Written in English


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Number of Pages403
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ISBN 100387293671
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The book, WELFARE ECONOMICS AND SOCIAL CHOICE THEORY, 2nd Edition, by Allan M. Feldman and Roberto Serrano, is an admirable compact distillation of these is remarkable is the full and careful presentation of the major results in these areas in a very elementary way, using only very simple mathematical tools with no loss of rigor in the results.". The book, WELFARE ECONOMICS AND SOCIAL CHOICE THEORY, 2nd Edition, by Allan M. Feldman and Roberto Serrano, is an admirable compact distillation of these is remarkable is the full and careful presentation of the major results in these areas in a very elementary way, using only very simple mathematical tools with no loss of rigor in the results."Cited by: viii WELFARE ECONOMICS AND SOCIAL CHOICE THEORY, 2ND ED. 6 The Samuelson Criterion 7 Compensation Criteria in Exchange Economies 8 Consumer's Surplus - Money Metrics 9 Consumers' Surplus - Boadway Paradox 10 Quasilinear Utility 11 Cost Benefit Analysis with One Good 12 Exercises 13 Selected References Welfare economics, and social choice theory, are disciplines that blend economics, ethics, political science, and mathematics. Welfare Economics and Social Choice Theory, 2nd Edition, include models of economic exchange and production, uncertainty, optimality, public goods, social improvement criteria, life and death choices, majority voting, Arrowa (TM)s theorem, and theories of.

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