Journal of Economic Theory vol:147 issue:4 pages:1450-1459
A Fréchet class collects all multivariate joint distribution functions that have the same marginals. Members
of a Fréchet class only differ with respect to the interdependence between their marginals. In this paper, I study orders of interdependence on a Fréchet class using two multivariate generalizations of the bivariate rearrangement proposed by Epstein and Tanny (1980)  and Tchen (1980) . I show how these multivariate rearrangements are underlying multivariate first order stochastic dominance in terms of the joint distribution function and the survival function. A combination of both rearrangements is shown to be equivalent to the concordance order proposed by Joe (1990) .