This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2020-2021
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
|1||The objective of the course is to provide a basic training in the part of social choice theory which is most rele-vant for social ethics, in general, and for welfare economics, more specifically.|
The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.The course will begin with a series of lectures, devoted to some of the main ideas and results in social choice theory. Then, students will be invited to study some important contributions to the field by themselves and present these contributions to the class.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.The evaluation is composed of
1) evaluation of the presentation by the student (see above),
2) a written exam, in which students will be requested to discuss some key idea of the field and prove some fundamental theorems.