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Logic of Choice and Economic Theory

S. N. Afriat


This book approaches various aspects of economics that have to do with choice, and the opportunity for it, such as individual and social choice, production, optimal programming, and the market. The topics belong mostly to microeconomics, but they also have other connections. The object is to state a view about choice and value and to give an account of the logical apparatus. With this there is a wish to present limited matters fairly completely and unproblematically, and where there is some issue about their nature to consider that also. The book consists of six parts, each containing several ... More

Keywords: choice theory, consumer, cost of living, demand, economics, general equilibrium, index numbers, individual, market, mathematics, microeconomics, optimization, optimum, preferences, price index, social, utility

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1987 Print ISBN-13: 9780198284611
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/0198284616.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

S. N. Afriat, author
Ottawa University