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Characterizing the Nash social welfare relation for infinite utility streams: a note

Sususmu Cato ()

Economics Bulletin, 2009, vol. 29, issue 3, 2372-2379

Abstract: This note provides an axiomatic analysis of a social welfare ordering over infinite utility streams. We offer two characterizations of an infinite-horizon version of the Nash criterion.

Keywords: Infinite generations; intergenerational equity; the Nash criterion (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D6 D7 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2009-09-18
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