Single-peakedness and strategy-proofness of generalized median voter schemes
AbstractWe identify, in a continuous multidimensional framework, a maximal domain of preferences compatible with strategy-proofness for a given generalized median voter scheme. It turns out that these domains are a variation of single-peakedness. A similar but stronger result for the discrete case and single-peakedness has been already obtained by Barberà et al. (1999). However, both results are independent and their proofs involve different arguments.
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Volume (Year): 19 (2002)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Note: Received: 27 July 1998/Accepted: 11 September 2000
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- Jordi MassóAuthor-Email: email@example.com & Alejandro Neme, 2002. "A Maximal Domain of Preferences for Tops-only Rules in the Division Problem," UFAE and IAE Working Papers 535.02, Unitat de Fonaments de l'Anàlisi Econòmica (UAB) and Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (CSIC).
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