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Professor Kevin Roberts FBA

About this Fellow

Microeconomic theory; the foundations of welfare and public economics, social and collective choice, quotas and rationing, the theory of market and general equilibrium.

Website: http://www.economics.ox.ac.uk/Academic/kevin-roberts

Appointments

Current post

  • Sir John Hicks Professor of Economics, University of Oxford

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Economic Theory, University of Warwick, 1982 - 1987
  • Professor of Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 1987 - 1999
  • Sir John Hicks Professor of Economics, University of Oxford, 1999
  • Sir John Hicks Professor of Economics, University of Oxford, University of Oxford, 1998
  • Sir John Hicks Professor of Economics, University of Oxford, University of Oxford, 1998

Publications

The Characterization of Implementable Choice Rules, in J-J Laffont The Aggregation and Revelation of Preferences 1979

1970

Interpersonal Comparability and Social Choice Theory Review of Economic Studies, 47(2) 1980

1970

The Theoretical Limits to Redistribution Review of Economic Studie, 51(2) 1984

1970

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