Q-anonymous social welfare relations on infinite utility streams

Kohei Kamaga, Takashi Kojima

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Abstract

This paper studies a class of social welfare relations (SWRs) on the set of infinite utility streams. In particular, we examine the SWRs satisfying Q-Anonymity, an impartiality axiom stronger than Finite Anonymity, as well as Strong Pareto and a certain equity axiom. First, we characterize the extension of the generalized Lorenz SWR by combining Q-Anonymity with Strong Pareto and Pigou-Dalton Equity. Second, we replace Pigou-Dalton Equity with Hammond Equity for characterizing the extended leximin SWR. Third, we give an alternative characterization of the extended utilitarian SWR by substituting Incremental Equity for Pigou-Dalton Equity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)405-413
Number of pages9
JournalSocial Choice and Welfare
Volume33
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics and Econometrics
  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)

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