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An efficiency characterization of plurality rule in collective choice problems

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  • Chun-Hsien Yeh, 2008. "An efficiency characterization of plurality rule in collective choice problems," Economic Theory, Springer;Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET), vol. 34(3), pages 575-583, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:joecth:v:34:y:2008:i:3:p:575-583
    DOI: 10.1007/s00199-006-0193-4
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    Keywords

    Pareto-efficiency; Reinforcement; Tops-only; Plurality rule; D70; D71; D72;
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    JEL classification:

    • D70 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - General
    • 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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