Social Choice and Welfare

, Volume 20, Issue 2, pp 177–187 | Cite as

Harsanyi's impartial observer theorem with a restricted domain

  • Zvi Safra
  • Einat Weissengrin

Abstract.

In this paper we extend Harsanyi's impartial observer theorem by showing that the large domain of social lotteries can be significantly restricted – it is sufficient that the domain consists only of constant extended lotteries.

Keywords

Large Domain Restricted Domain Impartial Observer Social Lottery Impartial Observer Theorem 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Zvi Safra
    • 1
  • Einat Weissengrin
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Management, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel (e-mail: safraz@post.tau.ac.il; itai_w@netvision.net.il)IL

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