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The Optimal Ranking Method is the Borda Count

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  • Donald G. Saari, 1985. "The Optimal Ranking Method is the Borda Count," Discussion Papers 638, Northwestern University, Center for Mathematical Studies in Economics and Management Science.
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    1. Donald G. Saari, 1986. "Symmetry, Voting, and Social Choice," Discussion Papers 712, Northwestern University, Center for Mathematical Studies in Economics and Management Science.
    2. Donald G. Saari & Jill Van Newenhizen, 1985. "A Case Against Bullet, Approval and Plurality Voting," Discussion Papers 637, Northwestern University, Center for Mathematical Studies in Economics and Management Science.
    3. Forsythe, R. & Myerson, R. & Rietz, T. & Weber, R., 1991. "An Experimental Study of Voting Rules and Polls in Three- Way Elections," Working Papers 91-04, University of Iowa, Department of Economics.
    4. Truchon, Michel, 1999. "La démocratie : oui, mais laquelle?," L'Actualité Economique, Société Canadienne de Science Economique, vol. 75(1), pages 189-214, mars-juin.
    5. Robert Forsythe, 1990. "An Experimental Study of Voting Rules and Polls in Three-Way Elections," Discussion Papers 927, Northwestern University, Center for Mathematical Studies in Economics and Management Science.

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