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Threshold voting leads to Type-Revelation

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  • Núñez, Matías

Under Threshold voting, voters casts ballots which include a vector of cardinal utilities (a type) and a real number (a threshold). We prove that a voter has an incentive to reveal his type: for each insincere ballot, there is a sincere ballot that the voter prefers.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics Letters.

Volume (Year): 136 (2015)
Issue (Month): C ()
Pages: 211-213

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Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:136:y:2015:i:c:p:211-213
DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2015.10.003
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  1. Núñez, Matías & Laslier, Jean-François, 2015. "Bargaining through Approval," Journal of Mathematical Economics, Elsevier, vol. 60(C), pages 63-73.
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