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Strict proportional power and fair voiting rules in committee

Author(s): † prof. RNDr. Ing. František Turnovec CSc.,
Type: Article in collection
Year: 2010
Number: 0
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Published in: Game Theory and Management, Petrosyan L. A. and N. Zeenkevich eds.
Publishing place: St. Petersburg
Keywords: simple weighted committee, fairness, optimal quota, strict prortional power, voting and power indices
JEL codes: C71,D72,H77
Suggested Citation: Turnovec F. (2010), Strict proportional power and fair voting rules in committees. In: Petrosyan L. A. and N. A. Zenkevich, Game theory and Management, the Four International Conference GTM2010, 28-30 June 2010, St. Petersburg University, 236-238.
Grants: GACR 402/09/1066: Political Economy of Voting Behavior: Rational Voter Theory and Models of Strategic Voting
Abstract: If the fair distribution of voting weights in a simple weighted committee is defined, then fair distribution of voting power means to find a quota that minimizes distance between relative voting weights and relative voting power (optimal quota). Index of fairness is introduced as a function of quota. The problem of optimal quota has an exact solution via finite number of majority marginal quota.
Downloadable: GTM2010 Turnovec

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