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Fl(m)) V (i,j) G F ( i i < l ) , . . (m))]. , 4 ( m » y = 1]. EXAMPLE. The Borda social welfare function is also nondictatorial. (7) Independence of Irrelevant Alternatives (IIA) DEFINITION. A SWF is IIA if and only if the group choice between alternatives a and b depends only on how the individuals feel about a and b, not on their choices regarding other alternatives. (fc) «*- (j,i) G 5

A more combinatorial and discrete aspect of economics is the theory of social welfare functions 22 , 2 3 . Its most famous result won Kenneth Arrow a Nobel prize in 1973 for work done in 1951. f. in terms of Boolean matrices rather than the usual relation-theoretic approach. For this, see Sen 31 . Sen also won a Nobel prize in 1998 for his excellent contributions to welfare economics including social choice theory, welfare and poverty indices, and studies of famine. In 1994, John Harsanyi won a Nobel prize for his game theory solutions, and Reinhard Selten won a Nobel prize for his perfect equilibrium concept in game theory; John Nash won the same year for his solution concepts in game theory such as Nash equilibrium.

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