The Preliminaries

  • Satish Kumar JainEmail author


This chapter contains the basic social choice of theoretic concepts, definitions and propositions that will be needed in the rest of the text. These include, among others, notion of a binary relation, important properties of binary relations, notions of social decision rule and social welfare function, important conditions on social decision rules, Arrow and Gibbard theorems and the notions of weak Latin Square and Latin Square.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Formerly ProfessorJawaharlal Nehru UniversityNew DelhiIndia

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