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Research documents:

More equal distribution of bundles of commodities, Cepremap, 1973.

Measuring inequality, Cepremap, 1973.

Rectifiances et dominances intégrales de tous degrés, Cepremap, 1974.

Multidimensional inequality comparisons, Cepremap, 1975.

La société bien ordonnée: la justice comme justesse, Ceras-31, 1984.

Le raisonnement d’éthique sociale, Ceras-41, 1985.

Adequation, equity and fundamental analysis, Ceras-59, 1987.

Adequation, Ceras-69, 1987.

Adequate or equitable, Ceras-73, 1988.

Adequacy, equity and fundamental dominance : unanimous and comparable allocations in rational social choice, with applications to mariage and wages, Ceras-76, 1989.

The ethical economics of envy, Ceras-90, German Bernacer Lecture, University of Alicante, 1991.

Axioms of fairness, Ceras-91, 1991.

Super-equity, Ceras-98, German Bernacer Lecture, University of Alicante, 1991.

Philosophical reasons for equity, Ceras-99, 1991.

The Impossibility of utilitarianism, C.G.P.C., 1992.

Fundamental analysis, C.G.P.C., 1992.

Equal Liberty, C.G.P.C., 1993.

Inequalities and super equity, C.G.P.C., 1993.

Efficient economic justice, C.G.P.C., 1993.

The economics of envy, C.G.P.C., 1993.

Income justice: Its reason and optimal policy, International Economic Association World Congress (Tunis), and C.G.P.C., 1995.

Risk and justice: Harsanyi’s enigmas and social policy, C.G.P.C., 1995.

The comparison of pairwise preferences and its normative consequences, C.G.P.C., 1996.

Intermediate measures of inequality, CGPC, 1996.

Freedom Justice, University of Caen, 1998.

Vox populi, vox dei: endogenous social choice and the rational original position, IDEP, Marseille, 2001.

The freedom ordering of budget sets : volume or pointed distance ? IDEP n°05-07, 2005.

On real economic freedom, CGPC, 2006.

The rational, recursive original position. A fully determined impartial endogenous social welfare function, EHESS.

La théorie des transferts sociaux et son application, May 2002, 417 pages. Rapport final, Commissariat Général du Plan, Comité “Emploi, travail, redistribution”, n° de subvention 18.1998.