Alcantud, José Carlos R. and GarcíaSanz, María D. (2009): A comment on "Intergenerational equity: sup, inf, lim sup, and lim inf".

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Abstract
We reexamine the analysis of Chambers (Social Choice and Welfare, 2009), that produces a characterization of a family of social welfare functions in the context of intergenerational equity: namely, those that coincide with either the sup, inf, lim sup, or lim inf rule. Reinforcement, ordinal covariance, and monotonicity jointly identify such class of rules. We show that the addition of a suitable axiom to this three properties permits to characterize each particular rule. A discussion of the respective distinctive properties is provided.
Item Type:  MPRA Paper 

Original Title:  A comment on "Intergenerational equity: sup, inf, lim sup, and lim inf" 
Language:  English 
Keywords:  Social welfare function; Intergenerational equity; Lim sup ; Lim inf 
Subjects:  D  Microeconomics > D7  Analysis of Collective DecisionMaking > D70  General D  Microeconomics > D9  Intertemporal Choice > D90  General D  Microeconomics > D6  Welfare Economics > D60  General 
Item ID:  14763 
Depositing User:  Jose Carlos R. Alcantud 
Date Deposited:  21. Apr 2009 14:04 
Last Modified:  13. Feb 2013 03:52 
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URI:  https://mpra.ub.unimuenchen.de/id/eprint/14763 