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The allocation between the EU member states of the seats in the European Parliament Cambridge Compromise

Geoffrey Grimmett, Jean-François Laslier, Friedrich Pukelsheim, Victoriano Ramirez Gonzalez, Richard Rose, Wojciech Slomczynski, Martin Zachariasen and Karol Życzkowski
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Geoffrey Grimmett: Centre for Mathematical Sciences - CAM - University of Cambridge [UK]
Friedrich Pukelsheim: Institut for Mathematik - UNIA - Universität Augsburg [Deutschland] = University of Augsburg [Germany] = Université d'Augsburg [Allemagne]
Victoriano Ramirez Gonzalez: Departement Matematica Aplicada - Universidad de Grenada
Richard Rose: Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering [Montréal] - McGill University = Université McGill [Montréal, Canada]
Wojciech Slomczynski: Jagrellonian University - Jagrellonian University
Martin Zachariasen: DIKU - Department of Computer Science [Copenhagen] - Faculty of Science [Copenhagen] - UCPH - University of Copenhagen = Københavns Universitet
Karol Życzkowski: Centrum Fizyki Teoretycznej - PAN - Polska Akademia Nauk = Polish Academy of Sciences = Académie polonaise des sciences, Institute of Physics - UJ - Uniwersytet Jagielloński w Krakowie = Jagiellonian University

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Abstract: This Note contains the recommendation for a mathematical basis for the apportionment of the seats in the European Parliament between the Member States of the European Union. This is the unanimous recommendation of the Participants in the Cambridge Apportionment Meeting, held at the instigation of the Committee on Constitutional Affairs at the Centre for Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge, on 28-29 January 2011.

Keywords: Proportional Representation; degressive proportionality; apportionment; European Parliament. Classification (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2011-07-20
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