Quasitransitive social preference: why some very large coalitions have very little power
AbstractIf only the strict part of social preference is required to be transitive then Independence of Irrelevant Alternatives implies that there is a coalition containing all but one individual that cannot force x to be socially ranked above y for at least half of the pairs of alternatives (x,y).
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Volume (Year): 12 (1998)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Note: Received: August 29, 1996; revised version: March 24, 1997
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