Browsing Discussion papers (SAM) by Author "Asheim, Geir B."
Tungodden, Bertil; Asheim, Geir B. (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2004-12)In this paper we consider variations of Koopmans’ (1960) postulates and demonstrate that these lead to a class of social preferences that is wider than discounted utilitarianism. We formulate a utilitiarian condition ...
Asheim, Geir B.; Tungodden, Bertil (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2005-04)
Asheim, Geir B.; Tungodden, Bertil (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2002-05)We describe a new approach to the problem of resolving distributional conflicts between an infinite and countable number of generations. We impose conditions on the social preferences that capture the following idea: ...