On the Coleman Indices of Voting Power
Coleman [1971. Control of collectives and the power of a collectivity to act. In: Lieberman, B. (Ed.), Social Choice. Gordon and Breach, New York, pp. 269-298] suggested two indices of voting power, power to prevent an action and power to initiate an action. This paper rigorously demonstrates relationship between the two indices and shows that they satisfy several attractive properties.
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|Publication status:||Published in European Journal of Operational Research, May 2006, vol. 171 no. 1, pp. 273-289|
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