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Majority selection of one alternative from a binary agenda

  • Campbell, Donald E.
  • Kelly, Jerry S.
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    There are two feasible alternatives. We impose a weak version of anonymity on an arbitrary social choice function, which selects a single alternative at each profile. It implies majority rule in the presence of neutrality and monotonicity.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics Letters.

    Volume (Year): 110 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 3 (March)
    Pages: 272-273

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