A Characterization of Strategy-Proof Rules over the Condorcet Domain with an Even Number of Individuals
AbstractFor an odd number of individuals Campbell and Kelly  show that over the set of profiles that admit a strong Condorcet winner, majority rule is the only non-dictatorial strategy-proof social choice function. This paper shows that the situation is quite different in the case of an even number of individuals, and provides a characterization of strategy-proof social choice rules in this case.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Department of Economics, College of William and Mary in its series Working Papers with number 60.
Length: 13 pages
Date of creation: 03 Oct 2007
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majority rule; Condorcet domain; dicatorial rule; stratefy-proof;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- D70 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - General
- D71 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Social Choice; Clubs; Committees; Associations
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2007-10-06 (All new papers)
- NEP-CDM-2007-10-06 (Collective Decision-Making)
- NEP-GTH-2007-10-06 (Game Theory)
- NEP-PBE-2007-10-06 (Public Economics)
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