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Evaluationwise strategy-proofness

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  • Bora Erdamar

    (University of Rochester [USA])

  • M. Remzi Sanver

    (LAMSADE - Laboratoire d'analyse et modélisation de systèmes pour l'aide à la décision - Université Paris Dauphine-PSL - PSL - Université Paris sciences et lettres - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)

  • Shin Sato

    (University of Fukuoka - University of Fukuoka)

Abstract

We consider manipulation of collective decision making rules in a framework where voters not only rank candidates but also evaluate them as "acceptable" or "unacceptable". In this richer informational setting, we adopt a new notion of strategy-proofness, called evaluationwise strategy-proofness, where incentives of manipulation exist if and only if a voter can replace an outcome which he finds unacceptable with an acceptable one. Evaluationwise strategy-proofness is weaker than strategy-proofness. However, we establish the prevalence of a logical incompatibility between evaluationwise strategy-proofness, anonymity and efficiency. On the other hand, we show possibility results when either anonymity or efficiency is weakened.

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  • Bora Erdamar & M. Remzi Sanver & Shin Sato, 2017. "Evaluationwise strategy-proofness," Post-Print hal-02517255, HAL.
  • Handle: RePEc:hal:journl:hal-02517255
    DOI: 10.1016/j.geb.2017.10.010
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    Keywords

    Approval voting; Efficiency; Evaluationwise strategy-proofness; Preference-approval; Strategy-proofness;
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    JEL classification:

    • D71 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Social Choice; Clubs; Committees; Associations
    • D82 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Asymmetric and Private Information; Mechanism Design

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