Theory and Decision

, Volume 60, Issue 1, pp 1–16 | Cite as

Continuously Representable Paretian Quasi-Orders

  • Vicki KnoblauchEmail author


Two forms of continuity are defined for Pareto representations of preferences. They are designated “continuity” and “coordinate continuity.” Characterizations are given of those Pareto representable preferences that are continuously representable and, in dimension two, of those that are coordinate-continuously representable.


preferences Pareto order continuous representations 

JEL Classification

D11 D70 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of EconomicsUniversity of ConnecticutStorrsU.S.A

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