The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Orderings

  • Charles Blackorby
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-349-95189-5_1516

Abstract

An ordering (also called a complete preordering or a weak ordering) is a binary relation which is reflexive, transitive and complete, that is, it is a preordering that is complete.

Keywords

Choice Compensation criteria Happiness Interpersonal utility comparisons Ordering Preference orderings Preferences Transitivity Utility measurement Welfare economics Well-being 

JEL Classifications

C0 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles Blackorby
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