A Mixed Bentham-Rawls Criterion for Intergenerational Equity: Theory and Implications

Ranking development programs using integrals of discounted utilities can yield drastic consequences that offend our sense of justice. New alternative social welfare criteria should be considered. A reaction to discounted utilitarianism is to moderate its effects by adding to the social welfare funct...

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Main Author: Alvarez-Cuadrado, Francisco
Long, Ngo Van
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: 2007
Related: Centre interuniversitaire de recherche en économie quantitative, CIREQ
Data of publication: 2007
Series: Cahiers de recherche
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc IDEAS
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