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How Well Do We Know Pareto Optimality?

Vijay K. Mathur
The Journal of Economic Education
Vol. 22, No. 2 (Spring, 1991), pp. 172-178
Published by: Taylor & Francis, Ltd.
DOI: 10.2307/1182422
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1182422
Page Count: 7
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Abstract

Is a Pareto optimal distribution of two goods among two persons unique? A review of some intermediate microeconomics texts reveals a great deal of ambiguity in the answers and explanations provided for this question.

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