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Sophisticated voting rules: the case of two tournaments

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  • Sanjay Srivastava

    (Graduate School of Industrial Administration, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA)

  • Michael A. Trick

    (Graduate School of Industrial Administration, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA)

Abstract

A voting rule maps voter preferences into outcomes, and is called sophisticated if there exists a voting tree whose sophisticated outcomes coincide with the voting rule for every voter preference. As yet, no complete characterization of such rules is available. In this paper, we provide an important step toward this characterization by completely solving the problem when there are two possible sets of voter preferences.

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  • Sanjay Srivastava & Michael A. Trick, 1996. "Sophisticated voting rules: the case of two tournaments," Social Choice and Welfare, Springer;The Society for Social Choice and Welfare, vol. 13(3), pages 275-289.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:sochwe:v:13:y:1996:i:3:p:275-289
    Note: Received: 2 November 1993/Accepted: 18 April 1995
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    1. Vartiainen, Hannu, 2007. "Subgame perfect implementation: A full characterization," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 133(1), pages 111-126, March.

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