A generalized representation theorem for Harsanyi's ('impartial') observer

Grant, Simon, Kajii, Atsushi, Polak, Ben and Safra, Zvi (2012) A generalized representation theorem for Harsanyi's ('impartial') observer. Social Choice and Welfare, 39 4: 833-846. doi:10.1007/s00355-011-0563-0

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Author Grant, Simon
Kajii, Atsushi
Polak, Ben
Safra, Zvi
Title A generalized representation theorem for Harsanyi's ('impartial') observer
Journal name Social Choice and Welfare   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0176-1714
Publication date 2012
Year available 2011
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1007/s00355-011-0563-0
Volume 39
Issue 4
Start page 833
End page 846
Total pages 14
Place of publication Heidelberg, Germany
Publisher Springer
Collection year 2012
Language eng
Formatted abstract
We provide an axiomatization of an additively separable social welfare function in the context of Harsanyi’s impartial observer theorem. To do this, we reformulate Harsanyi’s setting to make the lotteries over the identities the observer may assume independent of the social alternative.
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Additional Notes Published online: 16 July 2011

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
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