In this application area, the potential for applications of voting theory to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of analysis has not been extensively explored.
The participants shared the goal of increasing their awareness of applications of voting theory and brainstormed about options for continuing to learn from each other about the strengths and weaknesses of modeling complex dynamic processes as if they were voting systems.
Probabilistic Voting Theory, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.
Hence our paper would complement this literature since we are not aware of an application of the probabilistic voting theory to the analysis of local public goods in a fiscally centralized economy.
We chose our voting systems before voting theory
existed," he says.
98) But this evidence is consistent as well with a taste for voting theory
not dependent upon social norms.
For those teaching about elections and the electoral behaviour this book is a godsend, containing readings by the seminal authors ranging from class voting theory
through partisans dealignment, issue voting and the economy, to regional trends and turnout.
Two contemporary models of decision making among heterogeneous cooperative members, one based on voting theory
and the other on game theory, are summarized.
Collective Decisions and Voting is essential reading for everyone with an interest in voting theory
and in how public choices might be made.
His research focuses on issues of cooperation and competition among agents and the use of economic theory, voting theory
, and game theory to establish appropriate foundations for the field of multiagent systems.
The implications of these findings for voting theory
, the distribution of the ideological positions of the winning candidates, and the problems of governing are then considered.
Writing in a characteristic style that is blunt and outspoken as well as entertaining and satirical, Tullock provides a potpourri of topics and ideas in a small book not just targeted toward specialists in voting theory
and public choice but also aimed (successfully, by and large) toward being intelligible to nonspecialists.
This is a well-known key result of empirical voting theory
called "cost of ruling" [Nannestad and Paldain, 1994, p.