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A complete and strongly anonymous leximin relation on infinite streams. (English) Zbl 1288.91059
Summary: Various extensions of the leximin order to the infinite dimensional setting have been suggested. They relax completeness and strong anonymity. Instead, by removing sensitivity to generations at infinite rank this paper defines a complete and strongly anonymous leximin relation on infinite streams. The order is axiomatized, and it is shown to be the limit of extended rank-discounted utilitarianism for any utility function, as the discount factor approaches zero.

MSC:
91B14 Social choice
91B62 Economic growth models
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