Accession Number : AD0763681
Title : On Collective Rationality and a Generalized Impossibility Theorem.
Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,
Corporate Author : PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIV UNIVERSITY PARK COLL OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Personal Author(s) : Fishburn,Peter C.
Report Date : JUL 1973
Pagination or Media Count : 31
Abstract : Arrow's impossibility theorem shows that a set of conditions on binary social choices with three or more alternatives are mutually incompatible. The paper derives a similar type of impossibility theorem that is not based on binary social choices but rather uses social choices from subsets of more than two alternatives. (Author)
Descriptors : (*DECISION THEORY, MATHEMATICAL LOGIC), SET THEORY, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, THEOREMS
Subject Categories : Operations Research
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE