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The Method of Majority Decision

  • Satish Kumar JainEmail author
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Abstract

The method of majority decision is defined by: An alternative x is socially at least as good as another alternative y iff the number of individuals preferring x over y is greater than or equal to the number of individuals preferring y over x. The chapter is concerned with the Inada-type necessary and sufficient conditions for transitivity and quasi-transitivity under the method of majority decision.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Formerly ProfessorJawaharlal Nehru UniversityNew DelhiIndia

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