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On the power and importance of the mean preference in a mathematical model of democratic choice


  • Otto Davis
  • Melvin Hinich


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  • Otto Davis & Melvin Hinich, 1968. "On the power and importance of the mean preference in a mathematical model of democratic choice," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 5(1), pages 59-72, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:pubcho:v:5:y:1968:i:1:p:59-72
    DOI: 10.1007/BF01718684

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    1. Riker, William H., 1961. "Voting and the Summation of Preferences: An interpretive Bibliographical Review of Selected Developments During the Last Decade," American Political Science Review, Cambridge University Press, vol. 55(4), pages 900-911, December.
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    1. John Jackson, 2014. "Location, location, location: the Davis-Hinich model of electoral competition," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 159(1), pages 197-218, April.
    2. J. Davis & Louis Zincone, 1971. "A linear programming approach to the economic theory of elections," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 11(1), pages 61-72, September.
    3. Fei Xu & Yong Jiang, 2013. "Nash Equilibria on Soft Information Control Games--Based on Banking Industry in China," International Journal of Financial Research, International Journal of Financial Research, Sciedu Press, vol. 4(1), pages 84-92, January.
    4. Charles Plott, 2012. "Personal reflections on the influence of Buchanan, Tullock, and The Calculus of Consent," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 152(3), pages 293-298, September.
    5. Tanner, Thomas Cole, 1994. "The spatial theory of elections: an analysis of voters' predictive dimensions and recovery of the underlying issue space," ISU General Staff Papers 1994010108000018174, Iowa State University, Department of Economics.

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