Fixed Points and Maximal Elements

  • Monique Florenzano


In a finite or in an infinite dimensional setting, every general competitive equilibrium existence proof lies on a fixed point theorem. Our aim in this chapter is to give a systematic account of some topics in fixed point theory that lie on the border line of topology and equilibrium theory.


Maximal Element Open Covering Topological Vector Space Closed Convex Cone Nonempty Convex 


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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Monique Florenzano
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  1. 1.CNRS, CERMSEM, Université de Paris 1France

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