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How Best to Rank Wines: Majority Judgment

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  • Rida Laraki

    (X - École polytechnique, IMJ - Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu - UPMC - Université Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris 6 - UPD7 - Université Paris Diderot - Paris 7 - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)

  • Michel Balinski

    (Department of Economics, Ecole Polytechnique - X - École polytechnique - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)

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Classifying and ranking wines has been a favorite activity of men and women since timeimmemorial. The intent of this article is to explain how and why the traditional methods for amalgamating the grades fail and how and why a new approach - majority judgment - does the job best.

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  • Rida Laraki & Michel Balinski, 2012. "How Best to Rank Wines: Majority Judgment," Working Papers hal-00753483, HAL.
  • Handle: RePEc:hal:wpaper:hal-00753483
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