Demystifying the ‘metric approach to social compromise with the unanimity criterion’
AbstractIn a recent book and earlier studies, Donald Saari well clarifies the source of three classical impossibility theorems in social choice and proposes possible escape out of these negative results. The objective of this note is to illustrate the relevance of these explanations in justifying the metric approach to the social compromise with the unanimity criterion.
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Volume (Year): 35 (2010)
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- Shmuel Nitzan, 2009. "Demystifying the 'Metric Approach to Social Compromise with the Unanimity Criterion'," Working Papers 2009-18, Department of Economics, Bar-Ilan University.
- D71 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Social Choice; Clubs; Committees; Associations
- D72 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Lobbying, Elections, Legislatures, and Voting Behavior
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