Ideology and Existence of 50%-Majority Equilibria in Multidimensional Spatial Voting Models
AbstractWhen aggregating individual preferences through the majority rule in an n-dimensional spatial voting model, the âworst-caseâ scenario is a social choice configuration where no political equilibrium exists unless a super majority rate as high as 1 â 1/n is adopted. In this paper we assume that a lower d-dimensional (d
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Date of creation: Jan 2005
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- HervÃ© CrÃ¨s & M. Utku Ãœnver, 2010. "Ideology and Existence of 50%-Majority Equilibria in Multidimensional Spatial Voting Models," Journal of Theoretical Politics, , vol. 22(4), pages 431-444, October.
- Utku Unver & Hervé Crès, 2005. "Ideology and existence of 50% : Majority equilibria in multidimensional spatial voting models," Sciences Po publications 818/2005, Sciences Po.
- Herve Cres & M. Utku Unver, 2005. "Ideology and existence of 50%-majority equilibria in multidimensional spatial voting models," Microeconomics 0506007, EconWPA.
- Hervé Crès & Utku Unver, 2010. "Ideology and existence of 50% majority equilibria in Multidimensional spatial voting Models," Sciences Po publications info:hdl:2441/eu4vqp9ompq, Sciences Po.
- Hervé Crès & M. Utku Ünver, 2008. "Ideology and Existence of 50%-Majority Equilibria in Multidimensional Spatial Voting Models," Boston College Working Papers in Economics 716, Boston College Department of Economics.
- Crès, Hervé & Ünver, Utku, 2006. "Ideology and existence of 50%-majority equilibria in multidimensional spatial voting models," Les Cahiers de Recherche 818, HEC Paris.
- 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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- NEP-ALL-2006-10-14 (All new papers)
- NEP-CDM-2006-10-14 (Collective Decision-Making)
- NEP-POL-2006-10-14 (Positive Political Economics)
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