ISBN-10:
075464717X
ISBN-13:
9780754647171
Pub. Date:
12/05/2006
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Collective Decisions and Voting: The Potential for Public Choice / Edition 1

Collective Decisions and Voting: The Potential for Public Choice / Edition 1

by Nicolaus Tideman
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ISBN-13: 9780754647171
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/05/2006
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 26.00(d)

About the Author

Nicolaus Tideman is Professor of Economics at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, in Blacksburg, Virginia, USA. He has been there since 1973, as a post-doctoral fellow, Associate Professor, and Professor since 1985. He has published many professional articles, primarily in the areas of urban economics, public finance, efficient public decision-making, and economic justice.

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; Part 1 Collective Decisions: Defining a collective decision; A taxonomy of collective decision procedures; Economic criteria for evaluating collective decisions; General criteria for evaluating collective decision procedures; Relative advantages of modes of making collective decisions; What is a good collective decision?. Part 2 Voting: An overview of voting; Majority rule and its weighted analog; Voting cycles; The Arrow Theorem; Strategic voting and the Gibbard-Satterthwaite Theorem; Criteria for evaluating ranking-based vote-processing rules; Vote processing rules for selecting one option from many when votes have predetermined weights: alternatives to plurality; Vote processing rules for selecting one option from a continuum of one or more dimensions when votes have predetermined weights; Vote processing rules for selecting more than one candidate when votes have predetermined weights: proportional representation; Vote processing rules with endogenous weights for self-interested advocates: revealing intensities of preferences; Lessons from the excursion; Bibliography; Index.

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