Parallel axiomatizations of majority and unanimity
AbstractThe relative majority rule and the unanimity rule are characterized in the two alternatives case. The main axioms rely on the idea of determining the preference of a group by partitioning it into two subgroups and aggregating next their preferences.
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Volume (Year): 111 (2011)
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Social welfare function Relative majority rule Unanimity rule Axiomatic characterization Two alternatives;
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- Quesada, Antonio, 2009. "Parallel axiomatizations of majority and unanimity," MPRA Paper 19401, University Library of Munich, Germany.
- D71 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Social Choice; Clubs; Committees; Associations
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