Tuesday, August 21, 2007

On Welfare

A comic!

Now, the first two questions that arose were:
1) Is this still valid considering the costs that would be involved in determining a socially optimal seating arrangement?
2) What sort of social welfare function is he using, and by what standard can current seating patterns be considered non-optimal until he can demonstrate that his social welfare function of choice conforms to the utility curves of those in attendance?

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