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Condorcet jury theorems

In: Handbook of Social Choice and Voting

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  • Bryan C. McCannon
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  • Jac C. Heckelman & Nicholas R. Miller (ed.), 2015. "Handbook of Social Choice and Voting," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 15584.
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