On interpersonal utility comparisons

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

This paper argues that interpersonal comparisons of utility levels are difficult in principle and that interpersonal comparisons of utility differences can also hardly be defined based solely on individual choice behavior.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)165-175
Number of pages11
JournalSocial Choice and Welfare
Volume1
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1984 Oct
Externally publishedYes

Fingerprint

Choice behavior

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Economics and Econometrics

Cite this

On interpersonal utility comparisons. / Kaneko, Mamoru.

In: Social Choice and Welfare, Vol. 1, No. 3, 10.1984, p. 165-175.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

@article{73a3df1069b54abaa62942e633ffc5c0,
title = "On interpersonal utility comparisons",
abstract = "This paper argues that interpersonal comparisons of utility levels are difficult in principle and that interpersonal comparisons of utility differences can also hardly be defined based solely on individual choice behavior.",
author = "Mamoru Kaneko",
year = "1984",
month = "10",
doi = "10.1007/BF00433514",
language = "English",
volume = "1",
pages = "165--175",
journal = "Social Choice and Welfare",
issn = "0176-1714",
publisher = "Springer New York",
number = "3",

}

TY - JOUR

T1 - On interpersonal utility comparisons

AU - Kaneko, Mamoru

PY - 1984/10

Y1 - 1984/10

N2 - This paper argues that interpersonal comparisons of utility levels are difficult in principle and that interpersonal comparisons of utility differences can also hardly be defined based solely on individual choice behavior.

AB - This paper argues that interpersonal comparisons of utility levels are difficult in principle and that interpersonal comparisons of utility differences can also hardly be defined based solely on individual choice behavior.

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=0039208856&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=0039208856&partnerID=8YFLogxK

U2 - 10.1007/BF00433514

DO - 10.1007/BF00433514

M3 - Article

VL - 1

SP - 165

EP - 175

JO - Social Choice and Welfare

JF - Social Choice and Welfare

SN - 0176-1714

IS - 3

ER -