Nonpaternalistic altruism and functional interdependence of social preferences

Abstract

Utility functions embodying nonpaternalistic altruism can be regarded as being generated through social interactions among altruistic individuals. As such, they show an important interdependence. Assuming linear altruism, the paper obtains the following results. First, nonpaternalistic altruism has a tendency to unify utility functions. Second, by linearly… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00355-008-0310-3

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@article{Hori2009NonpaternalisticAA, title={Nonpaternalistic altruism and functional interdependence of social preferences}, author={Hajime Hori}, journal={Social Choice and Welfare}, year={2009}, volume={32}, pages={59-77} }