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The Game of Voting

Michel Balinski and Rida Laraki

in Majority Judgment: Measuring, Ranking, and Electing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015134
eISBN:
9780262295604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015134.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter compares majority judgment mechanism to other methods, including first-past-the-post and Borda’s method, among others, in the context of the game of voting. The concept of utilities, ... More


Traditional Social Choice

Michel Balinski and Rida Laraki

in Majority Judgment: Measuring, Ranking, and Electing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015134
eISBN:
9780262295604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015134.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter offers information on traditional methods and concepts of social choice theory, including one proposed by Condorcet, known today as Copeland’s method, Borda’s method, Dasgupta-Maskin ... More


Fallacies of the Traditional Model in Voting

Michel Balinski and Rida Laraki

in Majority Judgment: Measuring, Ranking, and Electing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015134
eISBN:
9780262295604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015134.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter presents experimental evidence to show the drawbacks of the traditional model of theory of social choice and voting, in which inputs to voters are unrealistic, and voters are not willing ... More


Elections with Multiple Parties

Jonathan Bendor, Daniel Diermeier, David A. Siegel, and Michael M. Ting

in A Behavioral Theory of Elections

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691135076
eISBN:
9781400836802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691135076.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter extends the model used for two-party elections to multiparty democracies. It first considers the module models for party competition and voter turnout to see what modifications are ... More


Runoff Amid a Plethora of Political Parties: Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, and Peru

Cynthia McClintock

in Electoral Rules and Democracy in Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190879754
eISBN:
9780190879792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879754.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter explores the impact of runoff in the four nations where the number of parties averaged above 3.75 and coalitions did not emerge for presidential elections. The large number was not ... More


Demographics and the Political Sustainability of Pay-as-You-Go Social Security

Theodore C. Bergstrom and John L. Hartman

in Pension Strategies in Europe and the United States

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062725
eISBN:
9780262272575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062725.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter discusses the factors that affect the political support for pay-as-you-go (PAYG) retirement plans in the U.S., including the impact of changes in social security benefits on the value of ... More


Introduction

Cynthia McClintock

in Electoral Rules and Democracy in Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190879754
eISBN:
9780190879792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879754.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

During the third wave, like most democratizing countries worldwide, Latin American countries replaced plurality rules for presidential election with runoff rules. To date, most scholars fear the ... More


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