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    What is Pareto efficiency? Why do economists use this criterion for comparing alternative economic systems?

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    We call an allocation of resources as Pareto efficient if there is no way that some individual can be made better off without making any other individual worse off. A change that can make at least one individual better off, without making any other individual worse off is ...

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    The solution explains what Pareto efficiency is and why economists use this criterion for comparing alternative economic systems.

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