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Choice, Welfare and Measurement

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PAPERBACK

$41.50 • £33.95 • €37.50

ISBN 9780674127784

Publication Date: 09/15/1997

Short

480 pages

6 x 9 inches

8 line illustrations, 2 tables

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Choice, Welfare and Measurement contains many of Amartya Sen’s most important contributions to economic analysis and methods, including papers on choice, preference, rationality, aggregation, and measurement. A substantial introductory essay interrelates his diverse concerns, and also analyzes discussions generated by the original papers, focusing on the underlying issues.

Awards & Accolades

  • Amartya Sen Is a 2011 National Humanities Medal Winner
  • Amartya Sen Is Winner of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Economics
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