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### Does Debreu's representation theorem of ordinal utility require Hausdorff topology?

No. However, the problem can be reduced to representing preferences on a Hausdorff space. Instead of trying to represent a complete preorder on a set, one can try to represent linear orders on the ...
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### Constrained optimization to find utility maximizing allocation

I think you are trying to find a feasible allocation that maximises the sum of the utilities of the two individuals. So we can write the objective function as: \begin{eqnarray*} \max_{x,y} & \ xy^...
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