A Characterization and Some Properties of the Banzhaf-Coleman-Dubey-Shapley Sensitivity Index
AbstractA sensitivity index quantifies the degree of smoothness with which it responds to fluctuations in the wishes of the members of a voting body. This paper characterizes the Banzhafï¾–Colemanï¾–Dubeyï¾–Shapley sensitivity index using a set of independent axioms. Bounds on the index for a very general class of games are also derived.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Iowa State University, Department of Economics in its series Staff General Research Papers with number 12807.
Date of creation: 07 May 2007
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Publication status: Published in Games and Economic Behavior, October 2004, vol. 49 no. 1, pp. 31-48
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voting game; characterization; The Banzhafâ€“Colemanâ€“Dubeyâ€“Shapley sensitivity index; Bounds;
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- Barua, Rana & Chakravarty, Satya R. & Roy, Sonali & Sarkar, Palash, 2004. "A characterization and some properties of the Banzhaf-Coleman-Dubey-Shapley sensitivity index," Games and Economic Behavior, Elsevier, vol. 49(1), pages 31-48, October.
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