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Pareto efficiency in multiple referendum


  • Tuğçe Çuhadaroğlu


  • Jean Lainé



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  • Tuğçe Çuhadaroğlu & Jean Lainé, 2012. "Pareto efficiency in multiple referendum," Theory and Decision, Springer, vol. 72(4), pages 525-536, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:theord:v:72:y:2012:i:4:p:525-536 DOI: 10.1007/s11238-011-9286-z

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    1. Gilbert Laffond & Jean Lainé, 2014. "Triple-consistent social choice and the majority rule," TOP: An Official Journal of the Spanish Society of Statistics and Operations Research, Springer;Sociedad de Estadística e Investigación Operativa, vol. 22(2), pages 784-799, July.

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    Approval balloting; Pareto efficiency; Multiple elections; Referendum; Majority voting; D71; D72;

    JEL classification:

    • 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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