Fairness and squareness: fair decision making rules in the eu council?
In this paper we analyze the following problem: assuming that the distribution of voting weights in a simple voting committee is fair (whatever this means), how should we set up a voting rule to guarantee that the distribution of influence (relative voting power) is as close as possible to relative voting weights.
Volume (Year): 4 (2009)
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