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2018 | 13 | 133-148
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Three Welfare Orderings that are Fully Comparable Revisited

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We are concerned with welfare orderings on the set of evaluation vectors. In our framework the number of agents, criteria or states of nature is fixed and an evaluation vector assigns a real valued evaluation to each criteria, agent or state of nature. Hence the space of evaluation vectors is a finite dimensional Euclidean space. In such a context we provide axiomatic characterizations of the utilitarian, maximin and leximin welfare orderings. The axiomatic characterization of the utilitarian welfare ordering is based on a quasi-linearity property. The axiomatic characterizations of the maximin and leximin welfare orderings are obtained by suitably modifying the axioms used by Barbera and Jackson (1988).
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13
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133-148
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  • School of Petroleum Management. Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar, India
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  • d’Aspremont (1985), Axioms for Social Welfare Orderings [in:] L. Hurwicz, D. Schmeidler, H. Sonnenschein (eds.), Social Goals and Social Organization: Essays in Memory of Elisha Pazner, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 19-75.
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Publication order reference
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2084-1531
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