Strategy-proofness of a class of Borda rules
We formalize a class of ‘positional’ systems, and examine the problem of strategic misrevelation of preferences under these systems. The positional systems we consider include a wide class of ranking or point systems, which are variants of the Borda Procedure. We show that all of these systems afford scope for manipulation of social decisions through misrevelation. Copyright Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 1984
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