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  • Variations on the Theme of Conning in Mathematical Economics 

    Velupillai, K. Vela (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2006)
    The mathematization of economics is almost exclusively in terms of the mathematics of real analysis which, in turn, is founded on set theory (and the axiom of choice) and orthodox mathematical logic. In this paper I try ...
  • Varieties of Mathematics in Economics 

    Velupillai, K. Vela (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2007)
    Real analysis, founded on the Zermelo-Fraenkel axioms, buttressed by the axiom of choice, is the dominant variety of mathematics utilized in the formalization of economic theory. The accident of history that led to this ...
  • Waiving and Exercising Rights in the Theory of Social Situations 

    Gekker, Ruvin (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2005)
    The present paper analyses different formulations of individual rights within a traditional social choice-theoretic framework and a game form framework. It proposes a theory of social situations as a basis for some new ...
  • Willingness-To-Pay and Consumer Versus Citizen Values: Evidence from Ireland 

    van Rensburg, Thomas M.; Dooley, Conor (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2007)
    Environmental decision-making compares market and non-market outputs, often in terms of willingness to pay. In addition to personal, private `consumer¿ preferences, individuals may adopt a citizen perspective, judging ...