Random walks and voting theory
Voters' preferences depend on the available information. Following Case-Based Decision Theory, we assume that this information is processed additively. We prove that the collective preferences deduced from the individual ones through majority vote cannot be arbitrary, as soon as a winning quota is required. The proof is based on a new result on random walks.
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- Itzhak Gilboa & Nicolas Vieille, 2004.
"Majority vote following a debate,"
Social Choice and Welfare,
Springer;The Society for Social Choice and Welfare, vol. 23(1), pages 115-125, 08.
- VIEILLE, Nicolas & GILBOA, Itzhak, 2002. "Majority vote following a debate," Les Cahiers de Recherche 761, HEC Paris.
- Nicolas Vieille & Itzhak Gilboa, 2004. "Majority vote following a debate," Post-Print hal-00464932, HAL.
- Itzhak Gilboa & Nicolas Vieille, 2002. "Majority Vote Following a debate," Working Papers hal-00593646, HAL.
- Itzhak Gilboa & David Schmeidler, 1995. "Case-Based Decision Theory," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 110(3), pages 605-639.
- Itzhak Gilboa & David Schmeidler, 1992. "Case-Based Decision Theory," Discussion Papers 994, Northwestern University, Center for Mathematical Studies in Economics and Management Science.
- Itzhak Gilboa & David Schmeidler, 1995. "Case-Based Decision Theory," Post-Print hal-00753144, HAL.
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