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Energy choices and preference relation "paradoxes"

Published 1977

by Bruno Augenstein

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Using examples from a set of hypothesized energy choices, the author illustrates some of the simplest results of the standard theory of social preference relations that show how quickly one reaches apparent inconsistencies and counterintuitive consequences when one attempts to formalize intuitive notions of preferences. Limitations of R&D in moderating such results are noted.

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