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community indifference curve

Edited by John Black, Nigar Hashimzade and Gareth Myles

in A Dictionary of Economics

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199696321
Published online May 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191759130
community indifference curve

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In international trade theory, a member of the family of indifference curves representing the tastes of a country, and sometimes the country's well-being. The use of community indifference curves is legitimate as long as the community preferences are well-defined, which requires certain assumptions on the preferences and incomes of the individual consumers....

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