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A Non-empty Core May Not Coincide with the Uncovered Set in Spatial Voting Situations

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  • A Bhattacharya
  • V Brosi
  • F Ciardiello

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In this note it is shown that in contradiction to the well-known claim in Cox (AJPS, 1987) (repeated in a number of subsequent works), the uncovered set in a spatial voting situation does not necessarily coincide with the core even when the core is non-empty.

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  • A Bhattacharya & V Brosi & F Ciardiello, 2010. "A Non-empty Core May Not Coincide with the Uncovered Set in Spatial Voting Situations," Discussion Papers 10/01, Department of Economics, University of York.
  • Handle: RePEc:yor:yorken:10/01
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    Keywords

    spatial voting models; uncovered set; core; stable set;

    JEL classification:

    • C71 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Cooperative Games
    • C72 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Noncooperative Games

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