Comparing Generalized Median Voter Schemes According to their Manipulability
R. Pablo Arribillaga () and
UFAE and IAE Working Papers from Unitat de Fonaments de l'Anàlisi Econòmica (UAB) and Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (CSIC)
We propose a simple criterion to compare generalized median voter schemes according to their manipulability. We identify three nec- essary and sufficient conditions for the comparability of two generalized median voter schemes in terms of their vulnerability to manipulation. The three conditions are stated using the two associated families of monotonic fixed ballots and depend very much on the power each agent has to unilat- erally change the outcomes of the two generalized median voter schemes. We perform a specific analysis of all median voter schemes, the anonymous subfamily of generalized median voter schemes.
Keywords: Generalized Median Voting Schemes; Strategy-proofness; Anonymity. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C78 D78 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Journal Article: Comparing generalized median voter schemes according to their manipulability (2016)
Working Paper: Comparing Generalized Median Voter Schemes According to their Manipulability (2014)
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