Fair rights

David Austen-Smith*

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Abstract

This note argues that analysis of constraints on rights assignments per se is important for social choice theory. By way of illustration, the equity concept of 'fairness', when applied to rights, is shown to admit the existence of libertarian social decision functions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)29-32
Number of pages4
JournalEconomics Letters
Volume4
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1979

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Finance
  • Economics and Econometrics

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