Definition of Pareto in English:


Line breaks: Pa¦reto
Pronunciation: /paˈreɪtəʊ
, -ˈriːtəʊ/


  • Denoting or involving the theories and methods of the Italian economist and sociologist Vilfredo Pareto (1848–1923), especially a formula used to express the income distribution of a society.
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    • To some neoclassical economists, the Pareto criterion is the unchallengeable linchpin of welfare economics.
    • Closer to reality than pure economy, Pareto positions applied political economy.
    • This statement misrepresents the content of these chapters, which include log-linear regressions, bounded Pareto distributions, and Green's function of the standard diffusion equation.

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