A one-shot proof of Arrow’s impossibility theorem
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- Yu, N.N. Econ Theory (2012) 50: 523. doi:10.1007/s00199-012-0693-3
We offer a new proof of the well-known Arrow’s impossibility theorem. The proof is simple, very short and it follows from the assumptions in a transparent way.
KeywordsArrow’s impossibility theorem Social welfare function Dictatorship (i, j)-pivotal voter