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Peter J. Coughlin

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First Name:Peter
Middle Name:J.
Last Name:Coughlin
RePEc Short-ID:pco653
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Department of Economics
University of Maryland

College Park, Maryland (United States)
RePEc:edi:deumdus (more details at EDIRC)

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  1. Michael Ackerman & Sul-Young Choi & Peter Coughlin & Eric Gottlieb & Japheth Wood, 2013. "Elections with partially ordered preferences," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 157(1), pages 145-168, October.
  2. Coughlin, Peter J, 1992. "Pure Strategy Equilibria in a Class of Systems Defense Games," International Journal of Game Theory, Springer;Game Theory Society, vol. 20(3), pages 195-210.
  3. Coughlin, Peter J, 1991. "Balanced-Budget Redistribution as the Outcome of Political Competition: A Comment," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 70(2), pages 239-243, May.
  4. Coughlin, Peter J & Mueller, Dennis C & Murrell, Peter, 1990. "Electoral Politics, Interest Groups, and the Size of Government," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 28(4), pages 682-705, October.
  5. Coughlin, Peter J. & Mueller, Dennis C. & Murrell, Peter, 1990. "A model of electroral competition with interest groups," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 32(4), pages 307-311, April.
  6. Coughlin, Peter J, 1990. "Majority Rule and Election Models," Journal of Economic Surveys, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 4(2), pages 157-188.
  7. Coughlin, Peter J., 1990. "Pairwise equilibria in probabilistic voting models," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol. 6(1), pages 99-106, August.
  8. Peter Coughlin, 1989. "Economic policy advice and political preferences," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 61(3), pages 201-216, June.
  9. Peter Coughlin, 1986. "Elections and income redistribution," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 50(1), pages 27-91, January.
  10. Coughlin, Peter J. & Hinich, Melvin J., 1984. "Necessary and sufficient conditions for single-peakedness in public economic models," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 25(1-2), pages 161-179, November.
  11. Peter Coughlin, 1984. "Expectations about voter choices," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 44(1), pages 49-59, January.
  12. Coughlin, Peter J., 1984. "Unidimensional median voter results in probabilistic voting models," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 14(1), pages 9-15.
  13. Coughlin, Peter J., 1984. "Davis-Hinich conditions and median outcomes in probabilistic voting models," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 34(1), pages 1-12, October.
  14. Coughlin, Peter J., 1983. "Social utility functions for strategic decisions in probabilistic voting models," Mathematical Social Sciences, Elsevier, vol. 4(3), pages 275-293, July.
  15. Peter Coughlin, 1982. "Pareto optimality of policy proposals with probabilistic voting," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 39(3), pages 427-433, January.
  16. Coughlin, Peter J, 1981. "Necessary and Sufficient Conditions for d-Relative Majority Voting Equilibria [Consistent Majority Rules over Compact Sets of Alternatives]," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 49(5), pages 1223-1224, September.
  17. Coughlin, Peter & Nitzan, Shmuel, 1981. "Electoral outcomes with probabilistic voting and Nash social welfare maxima," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 15(1), pages 113-121, February.
  18. Coughlin, Peter & Lin, Kuan-Pin, 1981. "Continuity properties of majority rule with intermediate preferences," Mathematical Social Sciences, Elsevier, vol. 1(3), pages 289-296, May.
  19. Coughlin, Peter & Nitzan, Shmuel, 1981. "Directional and local electoral equilibria with probabilistic voting," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 24(2), pages 226-239, April.
  20. Coughlin, Peter, 1979. "A direct characterization of Black's first borda count," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 4(2), pages 131-133.
  21. Peter Coughlin, 1976. "Incomplete information, noisy signals, and uncertainty-averse voting in political elections: A note," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 28(1), pages 113-116, December.


  1. Peter J. Coughlin, 2015. "Probabilistic voting in models of electoral competition," Chapters, in: Jac C. Heckelman & Nicholas R. Miller (ed.), Handbook of Social Choice and Voting, chapter 13, pages 218-234, Edward Elgar Publishing.
  2. Coughlin, Peter, 2011. "Chapter Twenty-Six - Probabilistic and Spatial Models of Voting," Handbook of Social Choice and Welfare, in: K. J. Arrow & A. K. Sen & K. Suzumura (ed.), Handbook of Social Choice and Welfare, edition 1, volume 2, chapter 26, pages 833-896, Elsevier.

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