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Some conjectures on the two main power indices

Fabrice Barthélémy (), Mathieu Martin and Bertrand Tchantcho ()
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Bertrand Tchantcho: University of Yaounde I, Ecole Normale Superieure, Cameroon, PO Box 47 Yaounde

No 2011-14, THEMA Working Papers from THEMA (THéorie Economique, Modélisation et Applications), Université de Cergy-Pontoise

Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to present a structural specification of the Shapley- Shubik and Banzhaf power indices in a weighted voting rule. We compare them in term of the cardinality of the sets of power vectors (PV). This is done in different situations where the quota or the number of seats are fixed or not.

Keywords: Shapley-Shubik; Banzhaf; power index; power vectors. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C7 D7 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-cdm, nep-gth and nep-pol
Date: 2011
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