Special Conditions on Tradeoffs

Harvey CM (1987). Special Conditions on Tradeoffs. IIASA Working Paper. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: WP-87-047

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Abstract

This paper discusses prescriptive models for an individual's or society's tradeoffs between different objectives. These objectives may refer to different attributes, different time-periods, or different individuals. Conditions on tradeoffs are shown to imply additive value functions that are sufficiently structured to be tractable in applications and are sufficiently general to represent preference issues concerning equity between the objectives and the dependence of tradeoffs on status quo positions.

Item Type: Monograph (IIASA Working Paper)
Research Programs: System and Decision Sciences - Core (SDS)
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 01:58
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2016 02:22
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/3005

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