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Pareto, Vilfredo

(1848–1923) an Italian economist who used the mathematical principles applicable to equilibrium in mechanical systems to construct a general theory of economic equilibrium in his book Mannuale d‘Economica Politica (1906). Pareto acknowledged that utility was not measurable but argued that a purely ordinal conception of utility (see ORDINAL UTILITY) was sufficient to formulate a theory of choice. This led Pareto to use INDIFFERENCE CURVES to show how an individual's scale of preferences can be represented by an indifference map. Pareto was also known for his ideas on income distribution. See PARETO OPTIMALITY.
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Para Vilfredo Pareto el grupo dominante no es fijo, esta en constante movimiento y requiere nuevos elementos para engrosar sus filas.
It is unfortunate that this collection of essays does not include any neo-Machiavellians such as Vilfredo Pareto, Gaetano Mosca, or Roberto Michels as an antidote to such utopian pleading.
Referring to the population-political elite relation, Vilfredo Pareto said: "the population is divided in two strata, the inferior one, a stranger to the elite, and the superior one, the elite".
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He was the creator of the widely used Edgeworth box, but historically not had as much attention as contemporaries Alfred Marshall, John Maynard Keynes, or Vilfredo Pareto.
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A chief proponent of the irrational nature of social action was Vilfredo Pareto, the Italian thinker who formulated the "80-20 principle.
Following Vilfredo Pareto, I will treat the term "elite" as a value-free term, "meaning those who score highest on scales measuring any social value or commodity ('utility'), such as power, riches, knowledge.
The Italian economist Vilfredo Pareto derived what has become known as Pareto's law from his studies of income distribution in a number of countries at the turn of the 20th century.
The Pareto chart was named for Vilfredo Pareto, whose principles allow us to identify the few truly important cause factors.
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